Definition of pleasant in English:

pleasant

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Pronunciation: /ˈplɛz(ə)nt
 
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adjective (pleasanter, pleasantest)

Derivatives

pleasantly

adverb
More example sentences
  • With ingredients such as ginseng and tea these pleasantly scented products do the job very nicely.
  • Meantime I'm pleasantly occupied, reading, and doing a little light photography.
  • The house stands in its own pleasantly landscaped grounds and has extensive car parking space

pleasantness

noun
More example sentences
  • The report praised the school's ‘strong, family feel’ and added that tradition, good behaviour, politeness and pleasantness were much in evidence.
  • The warmth and pleasantness of the riviera always comes as a delightful contrast to the sleet and snow of the preceding five days.
  • It's hard to explain the affect ingrained politeness and social pleasantness has.

Origin

Middle English (in the sense 'pleasing'): from Old French plaisant 'pleasing', from the verb plaisir (see please).

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