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    Pleasant and Pleasing

    Cas, could you tell me the differences?
    Thank you so much.


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    Post Re: Pleasant and Pleasing

    pleasing:
    adjective FORMAL
    giving a feeling of satisfaction or enjoyment:
    a pleasing performance
    The music was very pleasing to the ear (= to listen to).
    It was pleasing to know that the presentation had gone so well.

    pleasant
    adjective
    enjoyable, attractive, friendly, or easy to like:
    a pleasant climate/smile/person
    a pleasant day/surprise
    Harold did his best to be pleasant to the old man.
    It was pleasant to sit down after standing for hours.

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