pleasingly


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pleas·ing

 (plē′zĭng)
adj.
Giving pleasure or enjoyment; agreeable.

pleas′ing·ly adv.
pleas′ing·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.pleasingly - in a pleasing manner; "the room was pleasingly large"
Translations
بصورَةٍ مُمْتِعَه
příjemně
dejligt
ánægjulega
hoşa gidecek şekilde

pleasingly

[ˈpliːzɪŋlɪ] ADV the surface was pleasingly smooth to the touchla superficie era lisa y agradable or grata al tacto

pleasingly

[ˈpliːzɪŋli] advplaisamment
pleasingly simple → d'une agréable simplicité

pleasingly

advangenehm; a pleasingly laid-out gardenein hübsch angelegter Garten

pleasingly

[ˈpliːzɪŋlɪ] adv (arranged, performed) → gradevolmente, in modo gradevole

please

(pliːz) verb
1. to do what is wanted by (a person); to give pleasure or satisfaction to. You can't please everyone all the time; It pleases me to read poetry.
2. to choose, want, like. He does as he pleases.
adverb
a word added to an order or request in order to be polite. Please open the window; Close the door, please; Will you please come with me?
pleased adjective
happy; satisfied. Aren't you pleased about moving house?; She was pleased with the dress.
ˈpleasing adjective
giving pleasure; attractive. a pleasing view.
ˈpleasingly adverb
if you please
please. Come this way, if you please.
please yourself
do what you choose. I don't think you should go, but please yourself.
References in classic literature ?
There is nothing, O Zarathustra, that groweth more pleasingly on earth than a lofty, strong will: it is the finest growth.
For a divinity, he had the air of a very clever sort of fellow, by no means proud, nay, even pleasingly familiar with the young negresses, who seemed never to tire of looking at him.
There was something pleasingly solemn and mysterious in thus floating down these wild rivers at night.
Dryden and all his contemporaries gave to Waller, rather too unreservedly, the credit of having first perfected the form, that is of first making it (to their taste) pleasingly smooth and regular.
Greedily she ingorg'd without restraint, And knew not eating Death: Satiate at length, And hight'nd as with Wine, jocond and boon, Thus to her self she pleasingly began.
| Last Word: A pleasingly familiar investigation with superb puzzles.
Pleasingly, they are also nicely supplemented by balanced acidity and suggestions of chocolate and allspice.
It's a pleasingly daft setup with a devil-may-care execution, but though it resembles a throwaway smartphone game, there's demanding depth as you juggle multiple instruments/ weapons while steering your gunship to exterminate mutant dinosaurs, demonic chickens and, of course, the endless undead.
Parsnips are pleasingly low in calories, although, unfortunately, they taste exponentially better the more butter you add.
Knorr Beef Tagine, 89p, supermarkets One of Knorr's new family meal mixes, each with a (pleasingly short) shopping list of extra ingredients to buy.
ANITA ACTIVE EXTREME CONTROL SPORTS BRA IN RIO PS49 (www.figleaves.com) Adjustable and wide padded straps make this super-supportive sports bra pleasingly comfortable - and with the new Rio colourway, you'll be channelling those Olympic champs every time you wear it!
TRIED & TESTED ANITA ACTIVE EXTREME CONTROL SPORTS BRA IN RIO PS49 (www.figleaves.com) Adjustable and wide padded straps make this super-supportive sports bra pleasingly comfortable - and with the new Rio colourway, you'll be channelling those Olympic champs every time you wear it!