- giving pleasure; agreeable; gratifying: a pleasing performance.
Origin of pleasing
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pleasant, charming, delightful, engaging. See interesting.
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Examples from the Web for self-pleasing
He is nearer us when we seek for Him and cannot find Him, than when we forget Him in laughter and self-pleasing.At Large
Arthur Christopher Benson
Lives to uphold to the view of our self-pleasing generation!A Story of One Short Life, 1783 to 1818
Elisabeth G. Stryker
But the feet must be kept for these; they will be too tired for them if they are tired out for self-pleasing.Kept for the Master's Use
Frances Ridley Havergal
Reginald is a spoiled character, by reason of self-pleasing.Little Frida
In reality they are merely shifting their method of self-pleasing.How to be Happy Though Married
E. J. Hardy.
- giving pleasure; likable or gratifying
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