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Definition of Pleasing


  1. of Please
  2. Giving pleasure or satisfaction; causing agreeable emotion; agreeable; delightful; as, a pleasing prospect; pleasing manners.
  3. An object of pleasure.

Pleasing Quotations

In a state of grace, the soul is like a well of limpid water, from which flow only streams of clearest crystal. Its works are pleasing both to God and man, rising from the River of Life, beside which it is rooted like a tree.
Saint Teresa of Avila

Some people lose all respect for the lion unless he devours them instantly. There is no pleasing some people.
Will Cuppy

I'm not interested in meeting people's expectations, and I'm not interested in pleasing people.
John Frusciante

There's something very addictive about people pleasing. It's a thought pattern and a habit that feels really, really good until it becomes desperate.
Anne Hathaway

I shall endeavour still further to prosecute this inquiry, an inquiry I trust not merely speculative, but of sufficient moment to inspire the pleasing hope of its becoming essentially beneficial to mankind.
Edward Jenner
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Pleasing Translations

pleasing in Dutch is bekoorlijk, aantrekkelijk, behaaglijk
pleasing in French is plaisant
pleasing in German is anziehend, angenehm
pleasing in Hungarian is kellemes
pleasing in Portuguese is satisfazer
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