- pleasant grove,
- pleasant hill,
- pleasant island,
Origin of pleasant
Examples from the Web for pleasantness
Not for him the false compliments paid by Washington to the "pleasantness" of race relations in the South of 1900.
Uplift and pleasantness: is this an acceptable definition of what we mean by literature?The Future of Book Reviews: Critics vs. Amazon Reviewers|Jane Ciabattari|May 12, 2011|DAILY BEAST
They made him a prince among them, and he lived ever after in pleasantness and peace.Flowers from a Persian Garden and Other Papers|W. A. Clouston
The object of his sermon was not to terrify the sinner, but rather to lead him into the ways of peace and pleasantness.Biography of Rev. Hosea Ballou|Maturin M. Ballou
What struck me in her taste was that there was nothing bizarre, everything breathed of youth and pleasantness.Child of a Century, Complete|Alfred de Musset
All was pleasantness in the little party for about an hour, when the children were called to tea.Aunt Kitty's Tales|Maria J. McIntosh
But to redeem it all with the pleasantness of beauty and the charm of significance, this laurel branch.Laurus Nobilis|Vernon Lee
Word Origin for pleasant
late 14c. (early 14c. as a surname), from Old French plaisant "pleasant, pleasing, agreeable" (12c.), present participle of plaisir "to please" (see please). Pleasantry has the word's modern French sense of "funny, jocular." Related: Pleasantly.