Pleasant synonyms and antonyms

plĕz'ənt

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The definition of charming is fascinating or likeable.
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The definition of joyful is expressing delight or happiness.
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The definition of amiable is a person, place, or thing that is likeable or a person who is kind and good-natured.
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Ready to consent or submit:
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Noticeably happy and optimistic.
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Giving pleasure; pleasant; agreeable; gratifying
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Having an easygoing, cheerful disposition.
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The definition of unpleasant is something or someone that causes displeasure or discomfort.
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(Physiol.) Designating or of that part of the autonomic nervous system whose nerves originate in the lumbar and thoracic regions of the spinal cord and that is especially concerned with mediating the involuntary response to alarm, as by speeding the heart rate, raising the blood pressure, and dilating the pupils of the eyes: these nerves oppose the parasympathetic nerves in the regulation of many body processes
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Exhibiting or occasioning happiness or mirth; cheerful:
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The definition of bright is shining and full of light, mentally quick or witty.
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Ready to do favors for others; accommodating.
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The definition of amusing is someone who provides entertainment or who incites laughter.
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(--- Archaic) Of or relating to a status derived by legal descent from an ancestor.
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Having a pleasant or attractive appearance:
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Interacting with other people and living in communities:
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Having musical tones combined to give a pleasing effect; consonant
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Barely satisfactory; acceptable but not remarkable
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Feeling, showing, or causing joy; joyful.
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The definition of attractive is rousing interest and pleasure, especially in terms of physical looks.
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Polite and respectful; formally pleasant:
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The definition of merry is festive, full of laughter or fun.
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The definition of happy is someone or something that is feeling great pleasure or joy.
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Advantageous; helpful:
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Generally warm, approachable and easy to relate with in character.
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The definition of kind is warm, generous or sympathetic.
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Blissful; delightful.
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Appreciative of benefits received; thankful:
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The definition of convivial is something or someone that is festive and good company.
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Alternative spelling of good-humored.
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Not sharply drawn or delineated:
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(Informal) enjoyable, amusing
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Giving delight; very pleasing; charming
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Giving pleasure; said of occasions, experiences, and the like
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Giving pleasure; said of occasions, experiences, and the like
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Cheerful; genial:
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Of a beverage, especially an alcoholic beverage, containing dissolved carbon dioxide (either naturally or that has been added) that comes out of solution in the form of many tiny bubbles.
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(Idiomatic) Pretty good; okay; decent.
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Charming; delightful
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Of superior quality.
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Well-behaved; obedient:
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Having qualities that inspire liking; easy to like because attractive, pleasant, genial, etc.
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To be agreeable; give pleasure; satisfy
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To answer or discharge (a claim, debt, legal demand, etc.); to give compensation for.
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Adequate to satisfy a need, requirement, or standard; satisfactory:
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Having a soft, pleasant taste or flavor; not strong, sour, bitter, biting, or sharp
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Having a pleasant or friendly disposition or manner:
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Of a pleasant disposition; friendly and sociable:
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Vivid; keen; intense
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Easy to perform or accomplish; requiring little effort:
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(Idiomatic) Reasonably good.
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The definition of gracious is someone who is polite with people of lower social status.
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Refined; elegant:
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Of ordinary citizens or ordinary community life as distinguished from the military or the ecclesiastical:
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The definition of engaging is something interesting or fascinating.
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(Now rare) Mild; soft, gentle, balmy; smooth in manner; suave.
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The definition of diplomatic is someone who can be sensitive in dealing with others and who can achieve peaceful resolutions or facilitate discussion.
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Merry; cheerful and good-humored.
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That gives pleasure
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Producing gladness.
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Giving satisfaction sufficient to meet a demand or requirement; adequate.
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Amusingly odd or whimsically comical.
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Friendly or agreeable; affable
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Agreeably diverting; amusing:
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Having a quality whereby it is easy to relax when subjected to it
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The definition of mellifluous is something musical, melodious or pleasant to hear.
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Sweet, especially when describing voice or tones; melodious.
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Meant to trick; tricky
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The definition of humorous is funny or comical.
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The definition of comforting is something that soothes you.
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Giving pleasure; said of occasions, experiences, and the like
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(Biology) Of or relating to a virus that infects bacterial cells but rarely causes lysis:
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Light in color, especially blond:
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Morally or spiritually attractive; gracious
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The definition of pellucid is clear, simple or easy to understand.
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(Wine) Retaining a portion of sugar.
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The definition of warm is having a moderate amount of heat, or someone who is friendly and sincere.
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Agreeable sounds; music
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To stimulate or excite pleasantly
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Giving or capable of giving enjoyment; pleasurable
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Satisfactory; adequate
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That diverts; esp., amusing or entertaining
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Suitable or becoming; proper; agreeable.
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Pleasing and simple; pastoral or picturesque
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Pleasing in appearance; attractive.
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Tending to invite favor; attracting confidence, favor, esteem, or love; attractive; as, a prepossessing manner.
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Having a powerful, impressive sound; high-sounding
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(Countable) Something pleasant.
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The quality or state of being pleasant, or playful, in conversation; jocularity
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(Intransitive) To take delight in, to take pleasure in.
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(Rare) To sweeten (in all senses).
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To make cheerful, merry, or lively
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To please or satisfy:
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Pleasingly new or different
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That captivates; fascinating
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The definition of urbane is someone polished, suave or sophisticated.
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Showing evidence of moral and intellectual advancement; humane, reasonable, ethical.
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Agreeable to hear:
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Giving pleasure; said of occasions, experiences, and the like
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In a pleasing state or form.
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(Chiefly Brit., Slang) Crazy or foolish
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Lacking kindness, sympathy, benevolence, gratitude, or similar; cruel, harsh or unjust; ungrateful. [From mid-14thC.]
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Appearing sorrowful.
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Receiving others kindly and conversing with them in a free and friendly manner; friendly, courteous, sociable.
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(Archaic) polite, showing respect
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Of or relating to consonants; made up of, or containing many, consonants.
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Of or having to do with euphony
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Pleasing or agreeable to the ear.
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Used or expressed in a way suitable to the occasion; aptly chosen; appropriate; apt
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The definition of palatable is something that is either satisfactory or, in the case of food or drink, that is fit to consume.
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Not pleasing; disagreeable
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(Linguistics) not conforming to accepted usage
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Disgusting or repellent:
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(Archaic) Feeling or showing hate; malicious; malevolent
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The definition of bothersome is someone or something that is annoying or troublesome.
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Said of a person: inclined to worry.
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Affording enjoyment
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Pleasant and friendly in disposition
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Having a severe or stern look, manner, etc.; forbidding
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The definition of sullen is something that appears dull or dark.
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Charming; inspiring trust and approval; especially if in an innocent manner.
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The definition of amity refers to the bond between two people or countries that get along well.
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Pleasant combination of agreeable sounds in spoken words
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(Uncountable) The state of being facetious
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Not friendly or kind
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Alternative spelling of good-tempered.
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Having almost or exactly the same qualities, characteristics, etc.; similar; equal
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Dark and gloomy; bleak; dreary
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The definition of dreary is something that is gloomy or depressing.
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Not affable; reserved in social intercourse.
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Of, relating to, or designed for attack:
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Able to resist the absorption of liquid, esp. water, to a limited extent
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acceptable
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Not amiable; not likable; having a tendency to be disliked.
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Synonym Study

  • Gratifying implies the ability to give satisfaction or pleasure by indulging wishes, hopes, etc. a gratifying response
  • Enjoyable implies the ability to give enjoyment or pleasure an enjoyable picnic
  • Agreeable is used of that which is in accord with one's personal likes, mood, etc. an agreeable odor
  • Pleasant and pleasing both imply the producing of an agreeable effect upon the mind or senses, but the former word stresses the effect produced a pleasant smile and the latter, the ability to produce such an effect a pleasing personality
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