|Origin:||plaisant, from plaisir; PLEASE2|
pleas‧ant S3 W3
enjoyable or attractive and making you feel happy [= nice; ↪ pleasure]:
It had been a pleasant evening.
the pleasant climate of Southern California
The restaurant was large and pleasant.
Kate! What a pleasant surprise!
it is pleasant to do something
It was pleasant to sit in a sidewalk cafe and watch people pass.
friendly, polite, and easy to talk to:
Nick seemed very pleasant on the phone.
a pleasant-looking woman
He's always been very pleasant to me.
—pleasantly adverb:WORD FOCUS: nice
He smiled pleasantly.
person: lovely, pleasant, charming, sweet, adorable
thing/place/activity/time: lovely, pleasant, delightful
➔ See also nice