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adjective formal British English pronunciation: pleasing /ˈpliːzɪŋ/

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  1. 1
    pleasant and enjoyable

    a pleasing aroma

    The atmosphere was very pleasing to her.

    pleasing to the eye (=nice to look at):

    The room was simply furnished and pleasing to the eye.

  2. 2
    making you feel happy and satisfied

    Amy's progress this year has been very pleasing.

    pleasing news

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pleasingly

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The sauce was pleasingly thick and savoury.

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