Definition of "pleasing" [pleas•ing]

  • Giving pleasure or enjoyment; agreeable. (adjective)
  • Giving pleasure; likable or gratifying (adjective)

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Use "pleasing" in a sentence
  • "Your success in the field of your especial ambition will be assured if you win your first chance there by making an _initial_ pleasing impression and then _keep right on pleasing_."
  • "The president held a meeting behind closed doors with the ANC provincial executive in East London, which he described as pleasing and interesting."
  • "Equally pleasing is the news that Mori is currently at work on another series, Otoyomegatari, which takes place along the Silk Road trade routes."