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PLEASANT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does pleasant mean? 

PLEASANT (adjective)
  The adjective PLEASANT has 2 senses:

1. affording pleasure; being in harmony with your taste or likings
2. pleasant in manner or behavior

  Familiarity information: PLEASANT used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PLEASANT (adjective)


Sense 1pleasant [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Affording pleasure; being in harmony with your taste or likings

Context examples:

a pleasant person to be around / we had a pleasant evening together / a pleasant scene / pleasant sensations

Similar:

idyllic; pastoral (suggestive of an idyll; charmingly simple and serene)

grateful (affording comfort or pleasure)

enjoyable; gratifying; pleasurable (affording satisfaction or pleasure)

dulcet (extremely pleasant in a gentle way)

beautiful ((of weather) highly enjoyable)

Also:

nice (pleasant or pleasing or agreeable in nature or appearance)

good-natured (having an easygoing and cheerful disposition)

pleasing (giving pleasure and satisfaction)

Attribute:

pleasantness; sweetness (the quality of giving pleasure)

Antonym:

unpleasant (disagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings)


Sense 2pleasant [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Pleasant in manner or behavior

Context example:

I didn't enjoy it and probably wasn't a pleasant person to be around

Similar:

nice (pleasant or pleasing or agreeable in nature or appearance)


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