Pleasant

  • 1 Pleasant — Pleas ant, a. [F. plaisant. See {Please}.] 1. Pleasing; grateful to the mind or to the senses; agreeable; as, a pleasant journey; pleasant weather. [1913 Webster] Behold, how good and pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity! Ps.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Pleasant — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Frank Mount Pleasant (1884–1937), US amerikanischer Leichtathlet und Footballtrainer Ruffin Pleasant (1871–1937), US amerikanischer Politiker Pleasant ist geografische Bezeichnung von: Pleasant Point Lake… …

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  • 3 pleasant — pleasant, pleasing, agreeable, grateful, gratifying, welcomeare comparable when they mean highly acceptable to or delighting the mind or the senses. Pleasant and pleasing are often indistinguishable; however, pleasant usually imputes a quality to …

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  • 4 pleasant — [plez′ənt] adj. [ME plesaunte < MFr plaisant, prp. of plaisir, to PLEASE] 1. agreeable to the mind or senses; pleasing; delightful 2. having an agreeable manner, appearance, etc.; amiable 3. Obs. merry; playful pleasantly adv. pleasantness n.… …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 Pleasant — Pleas ant, n. A wit; a humorist; a buffoon. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 6 Pleasant — (spr. Plihs nt), Inselgruppe des Mulgravearchipels …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 7 pleasant — index attractive, desirable (pleasing), harmonious, jocular, palatable, sapid, savory Burton s Legal The …

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  • 8 pleasant — (adj.) early 14c., from O.Fr. plaisant, prp. of plaisir to please (see PLEASE (Cf. please)). PLEASANTRY (Cf. Pleasantry) has the word s modern French sense of funny, jocular. Related: Pleasantly …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 pleasant — [adj] acceptable; friendly affable, agreeable, amiable, amusing, bland, charming, cheerful, civil, civilized, congenial, convivial, cool*, copacetic, cordial, delectable, delightful, diplomatic, enchanting, engaging, enjoyable, fine, fine and… …

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  • 10 pleasant — ► ADJECTIVE 1) giving a sense of happy satisfaction or enjoyment. 2) friendly and likeable. DERIVATIVES pleasantly adverb pleasantness noun. ORIGIN Old French plaisant, from plaisir please …

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  • 11 Pleasant — Mount Pleasant Pour les articles homonymes, voir Mount et Pleasant. Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Mount Pleasant peut désigner les villes suivantes : Mount Pleasant, en Arkansas,… …

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  • 12 pleasant — adj. pleasant to + inf. (it s pleasant to lie in the sun = it s pleasant lying in the sun; she is pleasant to work with = it is pleasant to work with her = it is pleasant working with her = she is a pleasant person to work with) * * * [… …

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  • 13 pleasant */*/ — UK [ˈplez(ə)nt] / US adjective 1) enjoyable or attractive in a way that makes you feel pleased and satisfied Well, this is a pleasant surprise! Seville is a very pleasant place to work. They spent a pleasant evening together. 2) a pleasant person …

    English dictionary

  • 14 pleasant — pleas|ant W3S3 [ˈplezənt] adj [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: plaisant, from plaisir; PLEASE2] 1.) enjoyable or attractive and making you feel happy = ↑nice →↑pleasure ▪ It had been a pleasant evening. ▪ the pleasant climate of Southern… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 pleasant — pleas|ant [ pleznt ] adjective * 1. ) enjoyable or attractive in a way that makes you feel pleased and satisfied: Seattle is a very pleasant place to work. They spent a pleasant evening together. Well, this is a pleasant surprise! 2. ) a pleasant …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 pleasant — / plezFnt/ adjective 1 enjoyable and making you feel happy; nice: Well, do have a pleasant weekend. | Nora! What a pleasant surprise to see you! | Yes, the cider s sweet, but it s pleasant. 2 friendly, polite, and easy to talk to: I know you don… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 pleasant — [[t]ple̱z(ə)nt[/t]] ♦♦♦ pleasanter, pleasantest 1) ADJ GRADED: oft it v link ADJ to inf, ADJ to inf Something that is pleasant is nice, enjoyable, or attractive. I ve got a pleasant little apartment... It s always pleasant to do what you re good… …

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  • 18 pleasant — adj. VERBS ▪ be, feel, look, seem, sound ▪ find sth ▪ make sth ADVERB …

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  • 19 pleasant — {<charset c=U><HR> } 01. The children spent a [pleasant] afternoon playing outside in the back yard. 02. We didn t think the play would be very good, but we were [pleasantly] surprised. 03. Well, it s been a [pleasure] meeting you. 04 …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 20 pleasant — adjective 1) a pleasant evening Syn: enjoyable, pleasurable, nice, agreeable, pleasing, satisfying, gratifying, good; entertaining, amusing, delightful, charming; fine, balmy; informal lovely, great 2) …

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