Definition of Pleasant

1. Adjective. Affording pleasure; being in harmony with your taste or likings. "Pleasant sensations"




2. Adjective. (of persons) having pleasing manners or behavior. "I didn't enjoy it and probably wasn't a pleasant person to be around"
Similar to: Nice
Derivative terms: Pleasantness, Please

Definition of Pleasant

1. a. Pleasing; grateful to the mind or to the senses; agreeable; as, a pleasant journey; pleasant weather.

2. n. A wit; a humorist; a buffoon.

Definition of Pleasant

1. Adjective. Giving pleasure; pleasing in manner. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pleasant

1. pleasing [adj -ANTER, -ANTEST]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pleasant

pleader
pleaders
pleadeth
pleading
pleading in the alternative
pleadingly
pleadings
pleads
pleaed
pleaing
pleas
pleas of the crown
pleasable
pleasance
pleasances
pleasant (current term)
pleasant-tasting
pleasanter
pleasantest
pleasantly
pleasantness
pleasantnesses
pleasantries
pleasantry
pleasaunce
pleasaunt
pleasauntly
please
please repeat after me
please say again

Literary usage of Pleasant

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Kant's Kritik of Judgment by Immanuel Kant (1892)
"Comparison of the Beautiful with the pleasant and the Good by means of the above characteristic As regards the pleasant every one is content that his ..."

2. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1878)
"R& GALPIN always delight the "Little Folks" with the pleasant annual which is ... Miss Matthews, in a pleasant book about " Milly's Whims," completes a ..."

3. The Pilgrim's Progress, from this World to that which is to Come by John Bunyan (1806)
"XX, The Pilgrims travel the pleasant country of Beulah.— Safely pass the river of Death, and are admitted into the glorious City of God. ..."

4. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1901)
"FW says "Disc 6 is rather pleasant; it reminds me of calling some one. ... EP finds Discs i and 7 pleasant by association with sounds of machinery. ..."

5. The Nicomachean Ethics of Aristotle by Aristotle (1891)
"(2) It is argued that not all pleasures are good, 5 because some are base and disgraceful, and even hurtful; for some pleasant things are unhealthy. ..."

6. Kant's Kritik of Judgment by Immanuel Kant (1892)
"Comparison of the Beautiful with the pleasant and the Good by means of the above characteristic As regards the pleasant every one is content that his ..."

7. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1878)
"R& GALPIN always delight the "Little Folks" with the pleasant annual which is ... Miss Matthews, in a pleasant book about " Milly's Whims," completes a ..."

8. The Pilgrim's Progress, from this World to that which is to Come by John Bunyan (1806)
"XX, The Pilgrims travel the pleasant country of Beulah.— Safely pass the river of Death, and are admitted into the glorious City of God. ..."

9. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1901)
"FW says "Disc 6 is rather pleasant; it reminds me of calling some one. ... EP finds Discs i and 7 pleasant by association with sounds of machinery. ..."

10. The Nicomachean Ethics of Aristotle by Aristotle (1891)
"(2) It is argued that not all pleasures are good, 5 because some are base and disgraceful, and even hurtful; for some pleasant things are unhealthy. ..."

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