Definition of pleasing in English:


Syllabification: pleas·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈplēziNG


Satisfying or appealing: the pleasing austerity of the surroundings
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  • The materials used on the exteriors give the house a pleasing, weathered appearance.
  • The organ score accompanying the film sounds quite pleasing.
  • Wilson develops his argument through a pleasing series of case studies.



Pronunciation: /ˈplēziNGlē/
[as submodifier]: the concept he came up with is pleasingly simple
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  • The mussels were pleasingly plump and the sauce was a delight.
  • Without ever finding the form that made England reflect pleasingly on their summer adventures in the World Cup, the visitors somehow dug themselves out of a hole.
  • There's something pleasingly circular about this.

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