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Synonyms for pleasant
ˈplɛz əntpleas·ant

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Wiktionary2.9 / 18 votes

  1. pleasantadjective

    Synonyms:
    nice

    Antonyms:
    unpleasant

  2. pleasantadjective

    Giving pleasure; pleasing in manner.

    Synonyms:
    nice

    Antonyms:
    unpleasant

English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. pleasant

    That is pleasing from which pleasure is received, or may readily be received, without reference to any action or intent in that which confers it; as, a pleasing picture; a pleasing landscape. Whatever has active qualities adapted to give pleasure is pleasant; as, a pleasant breeze; a pleasant (not a pleasing) day. As applied to persons, pleasant always refers to a disposition ready and desirous to please; one is pleasant, or in a pleasant mood, when inclined to make happy those with whom he is dealing, to show kindness and do any reasonable favor. In this sense pleasant is nearly akin to kind, but kind refers to act or intent, while pleasant stops with the disposition; many persons are no longer in a pleasant mood if asked to do a troublesome kindness. Pleasant keeps always something of the sense of actually giving pleasure, and thus surpasses the meaning of good-natured; there are good-natured people who by reason of rudeness and ill-breeding are not pleasant companions. A pleasing face has good features, complexion, expression, etc.; a pleasant face indicates a kind heart and an obliging disposition, as well as kindly feelings in actual exercise; we can say of one usually good-natured, "on that occasion he did not meet me with a pleasant face." Pleasant, in the sense of gay, merry, jocose (the sense still retained in pleasantry), is now rare, and would not be understood outside of literary circles. Compare AMIABLE; COMFORTABLE; DELIGHTFUL.

    Synonyms:
    agreeable, attractive, good-natured, kind, kindly, obliging, pleasing, pleasurable

    Antonyms:
    arrogant, austere, crabbed, disagreeable, displeasing, dreary, forbidding, gloomy, glum, grim, harsh, hateful, ill-humored, ill-natured, offensive, repellent, repelling, repulsive, unkind, unpleasant

    Preposition:
    Pleasant to, with, or toward persons, about a matter.

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. pleasantadjective

    affording pleasure; being in harmony with your taste or likings

    "we had a pleasant evening together"; "a pleasant scene"; "pleasant sensations"

    Antonyms:
    beastly, acid, sharp-worded, sulfurous, blistering, tart, forbidding, afflictive, awful, harsh, rebarbative, acerbic, hot, repellent, rough, acrid, mortifying, virulent, hellish, bitter, repellant, dreadful, acerb, dour, unpleasant, sharp, unhappy, god-awful, sore, embarrassing, painful, nasty, caustic, vitriolic, ungrateful, sulphurous, grim

  2. pleasantadjective

    (of persons) having pleasing manners or behavior

    "I didn't enjoy it and probably wasn't a pleasant person to be around"

    Antonyms:
    ungrateful, sore, god-awful, sharp-worded, dour, grim, harsh, acrid, unhappy, hellish, vitriolic, caustic, acerb, virulent, tart, hot, repellant, sharp, mortifying, sulfurous, awful, rebarbative, rough, acid, unpleasant, forbidding, nasty, beastly, afflictive, painful, embarrassing, repellent, acerbic, sulphurous, dreadful, bitter, blistering

Dictionary of English Synonymes1.0 / 1 vote

  1. pleasantadjective

    Synonyms:
    pleasing, agreeable, delightful, delectable, gratifying, grateful, pleasurable, acceptable, welcome

  2. pleasantadjective

    Synonyms:
    cheerful, gay, lively, sprightly, vivacious, merry, good-humored

  3. pleasantadjective

    Synonyms:
    witty, facetious, humorous, jocose, jocular, sportive, amusing

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. pleasantadjective

    Synonyms:
    agreeable, genial, congenial, affable, amiable, enjoyable, good-humored, pleasurable

    Antonyms:
    unpleasant, disagreeable, uncongenial, repellent, repelling, austere, unamiable, inaffable, dreary, dismal, offensive

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How to use pleasant in a sentence?

  1. J. R. R. Tolkien:

    His house was perfect, whether you liked food, or sleep, or work, or story-telling, or singing, or just sitting and thinking, best, or a pleasant mixture of them all.

  2. Charles Dickens:

    But I am sure that I have always thought of Christmas time, when it has come round...as a good time a kind, forgiving, charitable, pleasant time the only time I know of, in the long calendar of the year, when men and women seem by one consent to open their shut-up hearts freely.

  3. Ella Wheeler Wilcox:

    Tis easy enough to be pleasant, When life flows along like a song; But the man worth while is the one who will smile when everything goes dead wrong.

  4. Simone Weil:

    A test of what is real is that it is hard and rough. Joys are found in it, not pleasure. What is pleasant belongs to dreams.

  5. Montaigne:

    Books are pleasant, but if by being over-studious we impair our health and spoil our good humour, two of the best things we have, let us give it over. I, for my part, am one of those who think no fruit derived from them can recompense so great a loss.


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