Pleasant meaning

plĕzənt
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The definition of pleasant is someone or something that is agreeable, enjoyable or likable.

An example of pleasant is a cheerful and friendly person.

An example of pleasant is a nice evening with friends.

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Pleasing in manner, behavior, or appearance.
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Giving or affording pleasure or enjoyment; agreeable.

A pleasant scene; pleasant sensations.

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Agreeable to the mind or senses; pleasing; delightful.
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Fair and comfortable.

Pleasant weather.

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Having an agreeable manner, appearance, etc.; amiable.
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Merry; lively.
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Merry; playful.
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We had a pleasant walk around the town.

It wasn't so hot outside, but pleasant enough to have lunch in the garden.

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(obsolete) A wit; a humorist; a buffoon.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Origin of pleasant

  • Middle English plesaunt from Old French plaisant present participle of plaisir to please from Latin placēre plāk-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French plaisant.

    From Wiktionary