Definition of 'pleasing'
Example sentences containing 'pleasing'
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Perhaps it wasn't as aesthetically pleasing as those other contenders. The Sun (2016)Perhaps it wasn't as aesthetically pleasing as those other contenders. The Sun (2016)Is there a more aesthetically pleasing option? Times, Sunday Times (2014)There is a pleasing symmetry to the preparation of this dish. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Those are the pleasing things about sheer. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There were a lot of pleasing aspects. The Sun (2009)We came back twice and that was really pleasing. The Sun (2013)There is a pleasing symmetry to it. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The pleasing thing is how many different people have stood up and contributed. The Sun (2016)Other aspects are less pleasing to conservative deficit hawks. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He was useful last season and made a pleasing return to action against older horses. The Sun (2011)To come on and nick the winner was really pleasing. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There is a pleasing symmetry to cooking the dish. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The pleasing thing for me is to play well. Times, Sunday Times (2011)No one works harder than him at his game so it was really pleasing. The Sun (2015)But the china is particularly pleasing. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Are any of them aesthetically pleasing? Times, Sunday Times (2013)That was the most pleasing aspect. The Sun (2006)They were clear, simple and aesthetically pleasing. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Not a particularly pleasing struggle, either. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The design is sleek, smooth and aesthetically pleasing. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is probably most pleasing to see that the portfolio has added 3.7 per cent in the three months. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But how pleasing to see both taking as much as they dished out, yet neither whingeing to the official. The Sun (2006)From a management point of view, there is something extra pleasing from seeing players shine that you have brought up through the youth team. The Sun (2012)The index is particularly pleasing: find an ingredient, and it gives you a bunch of options. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'pleasing'
British English: pleasing ADJECTIVE
Something that is pleasing gives you pleasure and satisfaction.
The area has a pleasing climate in August.
Definition of pleasing from the Collins English Dictionary
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