Definition of "pleasant" []

  • Giving or affording pleasure or enjoyment; agreeable: a pleasant scene; pleasant sensations. (adjective)
  • Pleasing in manner, behavior, or appearance. (adjective)
  • Fair and comfortable: pleasant weather. (adjective)
  • Merry; lively. (adjective)
  • Giving or affording pleasure; enjoyable (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Having pleasing or agreeable manners, appearance, habits, etc (adjective)
  • Merry and lively (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "pleasant" in a sentence
  • "She ran lightly up-stairs, and springing into her nurse's arms, exclaimed, "O mammy, mammy! what a pleasant, _pleasant_ day I have had!"
  • "To make thy riches pleasant] [W: nor bounty] I am inclined to believe, that neither man nor woman will have much difficulty to tell how _beauty makes riches pleasant_."
  • "His eyes were a very, very light gray, his expression pleasant; despite his elegant, expensive-looking clothes, it was easy to imagine him on the deck of a ship, peering keenly into the distance."