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pleasant

Pronunciation: /ˈplezənt/

Translation of pleasant in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo (-er, -est)

  • 1.1 [day/weather/smell/taste] agradable, bueno what a pleasant surprise! ¡qué agradable or grata sorpresa! it makes a pleasant change es un cambio que resulta agradable pleasant dreams! ¡que duermas bien!, ¡felices sueños!
    Example sentences
    • Was there some other happy or less pleasant episode in her life that she felt she could commemorate?
    • Sometimes it seems that we ourselves can cause the enjoyment of pleasant objects.
    • Religion sets down rules with the aim of making society a pleasant happy place in which to live.
    1.2 (friendly, polite) [person] simpático, agradable; [smile/manner] agradable he's a very pleasant young man es un joven muy agradable try to be pleasant this evening esta noche trata de ser amable
    Example sentences
    • A social worker who had worked with Fraser since described her as a lovely and pleasant girl.
    • When the most pleasant person you meet on your way in is the ticket inspector, you know things are bad.
    • He was, by all accounts an extremely pleasant person and of the highest integrity.

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