Pleasant vs Beauteous - What's the difference?

pleasant | beauteous |


As adjectives the difference between pleasant and beauteous

is that pleasant is giving pleasure; pleasing in manner while beauteous is (archaic) beautiful.

As a noun pleasant

is (obsolete) a wit; a humorist; a buffoon.

pleasant

English

Adjective

(en-adj)
  • Giving pleasure; pleasing in manner.
  • * Bible, Psalms cxxxiii. 1
  • Behold, how good and pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!
  • *, chapter=10
  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=It was a joy to snatch some brief respite, and find himself in the rectory drawing–room. Listening here was as pleasant' as talking; just to watch was ' pleasant .}}

    Synonyms

    * nice

    Antonyms

    * unpleasant

    Derived terms

    * pleasantly * pleasantness * pleasantry

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) A wit; a humorist; a buffoon.
  • (Webster 1913)

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    beauteous

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (archaic) beautiful
  • * 1609 , William Shakespeare, "Sonnet 34",
  • Why didst thou promise such a beauteous day
    And make me travel forth without my cloak,
    To let base clouds o'ertake me in my way,
    Hiding thy bravery in their rotten smoke?