Definition of Pleasantness

1. Noun. The feeling caused by agreeable stimuli; one pole of a continuum of states of feeling.

Generic synonyms: Pleasance, Pleasure
Specialized synonyms: Afterglow
Derivative terms: Pleasant
Antonyms: Unpleasantness



2. Noun. The quality of giving pleasure. "The pleasantness of a cool breeze on a hot summer day"
Exact synonyms: Sweetness
Generic synonyms: Quality
Specialized synonyms: Agreeableness, Amenity, Enjoyableness, Niceness, Disagreeableness
Attributes: Pleasant, Unpleasant
Derivative terms: Pleasant, Sweet, Sweet, Sweet, Sweet
Antonyms: Unpleasantness

Definition of Pleasantness

1. n. The state or quality of being pleasant.

Definition of Pleasantness

1. Noun. The state or quality of being pleasant. ¹

2. Noun. Something pleasant. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pleasantness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pleasantness

pleadingly
pleadings
pleads
pleaed
pleaing
pleas
pleas of the crown
pleasable
pleasance
pleasances
pleasant
pleasant-tasting
pleasanter
pleasantest
pleasantly
pleasantness (current term)
pleasantnesses
pleasantries
pleasantry
pleasaunce
pleasaunt
pleasauntly
please
please repeat after me
please say again
please sit down
please speak more slowly
please turn left
please turn right
pleased

Literary usage of Pleasantness

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1. The American Journal of Psychology by Edward Bradford ( Titchener, Granville Stanley Hall (1922)
"In the case of the single colors, the tendency of judgments of pleasantness to recur had appeared slightly greater than that of judgments of unpleasantness. ..."

2. Psychology: A Study of Mental Life by Robert Sessions Woodworth (1921)
"Now, the question is whether any feelings can be indicated that are as elementary as these simple sensations. pleasantness AND UNpleasantness ARE SIMPLE ..."

3. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1911)
"The observer at a signal looked at the colored square for ten seconds and recorded her judgment of its pleasantness or unpleasantness in numerical terms, ..."

4. Friends in Council: A Series of Readings and Discourses Thereon by Arthur Helps (1885)
"I am going to give an essay upon pleasantness, a quality which I believe to be very rare in the world, to proceed only or chiefly from goodness of nature, ..."

5. Sam Jones' Own Book: A Series of Sermons Collected and Edited Under the by Sam Porter Jones (1887)
"Her ways are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace. ... Now, there is a way, and its ways are pleasantness and all its paths are peace. ..."

6. Sam Jones' Own Book: A Series of Sermons Collected and Edited Under the by Sam Porter Jones (1887)
"Now, there is a way, and its ways are pleasantness and all its paths are peace. ... The first thing that contributes to the pleasantness of a Christian's ..."

7. The Theological Works of Isaac Barrow by Isaac Barrow, William Whewell (1859)
"By pleasantness may be meant the joy and delight accompanying, and by Peace the content and satisfaction ensuing such a course of actions. So that in short, ..."

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