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pleasing

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AdjectiveEdit

pleasing (comparative more pleasing, superlative most pleasing)

  1. Agreeable; giving pleasure, cheer, enjoyment or gratification.

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NounEdit

pleasing (countable and uncountable, plural pleasings)

  1. pleasure or satisfaction, as in the phrase "to my pleasing."
    • Isaac Barrow
      What more palpable confutation can there be of human vanity and arrogance, of all lofty imaginations, all presumptuous confidences, all turgid humours, all fond self-pleasings and self-admirings, than is that tragical cross []

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VerbEdit

pleasing

  1. Present participle of please.

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