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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the act of one who pleases;


1. giving pleasure and satisfaction;
- Example: "a pleasing piece of news"
- Example: "pleasing in manner and appearance"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pleasing \Pleas"ing\, n. An object of pleasure. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Please \Please\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pleased; p. pr. & vb. n. Pleasing.] [OE. plesen, OF. plaisir, fr. L. placere, akin to placare to reconcile. Cf. Complacent, Placable, Placid, Plea, Plead, Pleasure.] 1. To give pleasure to; to excite agreeable sensations or emotions in; to make glad; to gratify; to content; to satisfy. [1913 Webster] I pray to God that it may plesen you. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] What next I bring shall please thee, be assured. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To have or take pleasure in; hence, to choose; to wish; to desire; to will. [1913 Webster] Whatsoever the Lord pleased, that did he. --Ps. cxxxv. 6. [1913 Webster] A man doing as he wills, and doing as he pleases, are the same things in common speech. --J. Edwards. [1913 Webster] 3. To be the will or pleasure of; to seem good to; -- used impersonally. "It pleased the Father that in him should all fullness dwell." --Col. i. 19. [1913 Webster] To-morrow, may it please you. --Shak. [1913 Webster] To be pleased in or To be pleased with, to have complacency in; to take pleasure in. To be pleased to do a thing, to take pleasure in doing it; to have the will to do it; to think proper to do it. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pleasing \Pleas"ing\, a. Giving pleasure or satisfaction; causing agreeable emotion; agreeable; delightful; as, a pleasing prospect; pleasing manners. "Pleasing harmony." --Shak. "Pleasing features." --Macaulay. -- Pleas"ing*ly, adv. -- Pleas"ing*ness, n. [1913 Webster] Syn: Gratifying; delightful; agreeable. See Pleasant. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

pleasing adj 1: giving pleasure and satisfaction; "a pleasing piece of news"; "pleasing in manner and appearance" [ant: displeasing] n 1: the act of one who pleases
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

162 Moby Thesaurus words for "pleasing": Attic, Junoesque, acceptable, adorable, aesthetic, affable, agreeable, ambrosial, amiable, amicable, amply endowed, appetizing, artistic, attractive, becoming, blissful, bonny, braw, built, built for comfort, buxom, callipygian, callipygous, chaste, cheerful, choice, classic, coddling, comely, compatible, complaisant, congenial, cordial, cosseting, curvaceous, curvy, dainty, darling, delectable, delicate, delicious, delightful, desirable, dulcet, easy, elegant, en rapport, enchanting, enjoyable, enviable, excellent, exciting, exquisite, facile, fair, fair and pleasant, favorable, favoring, felicific, felicitous, fine, flowing, fluent, genial, goddess-like, good, good to eat, good-looking, good-mannered, good-tasting, goodly, graceful, gracious, grateful, gratification, gratifying, gustable, gusty, harmonious, heart-warming, honeyed, humoring, in good taste, indulgence, juicy, likable, likely, lovable, lovely to behold, luscious, lush, mellifluous, mellow, mollycoddling, mouth-watering, nectareous, nectarous, nice, obliging, of choice, of gourmet quality, of quality, overindulgence, overpermissiveness, palatable, pampering, permissiveness, personable, pleasant, pleasurable, pleasure-giving, pleasureful, pneumatic, presentable, provocative, pure, quiet, restrained, rewarding, sapid, satisfactory, satisfying, savorous, savory, scrumptious, seductive, shapely, sightly, simple, slender, smooth, spoiling, stacked, statuesque, subdued, succulent, suitable, sweet, taking, tantalizing, tasteful, tasty, tempting, to be desired, toothsome, tripping, unaffected, understated, unobjectionable, unobtrusive, welcome, well-built, well-chosen, well-favored, well-formed, well-made, well-proportioned, well-shaped, well-stacked, winning, worth having, yummy