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English noun: pleasantness

1. pleasantness (feeling) the feeling caused by agreeable stimuli; one pole of a continuum of states of feeling

Broader (hypernym)pleasance, pleasure

Narrower (hyponym)afterglow


2. pleasantness (attribute) the quality of giving pleasure

SamplesHe was charmed by the sweetness of her manner.
The pleasantness of a cool breeze on a hot summer day.


Broader (hypernym)quality

Narrower (hyponym)agreeableness, amenity, disagreeableness, enjoyableness, niceness

Attributepleasant, unpleasant


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