[ UK /plˈɛzənt/ ]
[ US /ˈpɫɛzənt/ ]
  1. affording pleasure; being in harmony with your taste or likings
    a pleasant scene
    we had a pleasant evening together
    pleasant sensations
  2. (of persons) having pleasing manners or behavior
    I didn't enjoy it and probably wasn't a pleasant person to be around
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How To Use pleasant In A Sentence

  • The carbonation is a little heavier than what I normally expect in a stout, but not unpleasantly so. Miasmatic Review
  • Should we no do a little what you call shopping for the babies, and haf a farewell feast tonight if I go for my last call at your so pleasant home?" he asked, stopping before a window full of fruit and flowers. Little Women
  • OK, the steering is a little foggy, but the wheel unquestionably feels pleasant under the fingers. Times, Sunday Times
  • We put through a couple of days pleasantly enough, after our hardish bit of work. Robbery Under Arms
  • Put all the fruit in a saucepan on a gentle heat and add a couple of tablespoons of caster sugar and a slug of something pleasantly alcoholic such as brandy, whisky or even sherry.
  • Britain is no longer green and pleasant. The Sun
  • The unpleasant truth is that hiding behind private ownership only hides the fall in value from people who choose not to look.
  • Loman is a rather unpleasant figure throughout much of the play, a boastful blowhard, a bully, a coward.
  • For the viewer or the reader, this can be a pleasant experience, a feeling of ease, without boredom or dullness.
  • And Nauru, which was once named Pleasant Island, which sounds like a good place to be right now. CNN Transcript Dec 31, 2006
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