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1. pleasant

adjective. ['ˈplɛzənt'] affording pleasure; being in harmony with your taste or likings.

Synonyms

  • pleasantness
  • enjoyable
  • good-natured
  • nice
  • pleasing
  • grateful
  • gratifying
  • pleasurable
  • dulcet
  • sweetness
  • beautiful

Antonyms

  • ill-natured
  • unpleasant
  • unpleasantness
  • nasty

Etymology

  • plaisant (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Pleasant

  • omnipresent
  • present
  • pheasant
  • peasant
  • besant

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A common misspelling of pleasant is plesant

Example sentences of the word pleasant


1. Noun, singular or mass
The goal is to make the roundup pleasant and friendly, not overdone.

2. Adjective
Gardens need to be planned so that they look appealing and are pleasant places in which to spend time.

Quotes containing the word pleasant


1. She gave up beauty in her tender youth, gave all her hope and joy and pleasant ways; she covered up her eyes lest they should gaze on vanity, and chose the bitter truth.
- Christina Rossetti

2. Divorce is never a pleasant experience. You look upon it as a failure. But I learned to be a different person once we broke up. Sometimes you learn more from failure than you do from success.
- Michael Crawford

3. Have regular hours for work and play; make each day both useful and pleasant, and prove that you understand the worth of time by employing it well. Then youth will be delightful, old age will bring few regrets, and life will become a beautiful success.
- Louisa May Alcott

2. pleasant-tasting

adjective. extremely pleasing to the sense of taste.

Synonyms

  • delicious
  • yummy
  • scrumptious
  • luscious
  • toothsome
  • delectable

Antonyms

  • fresh
  • sweet
  • sour
  • unpalatable

3. pleasant-smelling

adjective. having an odor that is pleasing.

Antonyms

  • malodorous

4. pleasant

adjective. ['ˈplɛzənt'] (of persons) having pleasing manners or behavior.

Antonyms

  • imperfect

Etymology

  • plaisant (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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