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Definition of Pleasing

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

The art of pleasing is the art of deception.
Luc de Clapiers

We require from buildings two kinds of goodness: first, the doing their practical duty well: then that they be graceful and pleasing in doing it.
John Ruskin

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

The care of the Earth is our most ancient and most worthy, and after all our most pleasing responsibility. To cherish what remains of it and to foster its renewal is our only hope.
Wendell Berry
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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