Peasant vs Pleasant - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between peasant and pleasant

is that peasant is a member of the lowly social class which toils on the land, constituted by small farmers and tenants, sharecroppers, farmhands and other laborers on the land where they form the main labor force in agriculture and horticulture while pleasant is (obsolete) a wit; a humorist; a buffoon.

As an adjective pleasant is

giving pleasure; pleasing in manner.

peasant

Noun

(en noun)
  • A member of the lowly social class which toils on the land, constituted by small farmers and tenants, sharecroppers, farmhands and other laborers on the land where they form the main labor force in agriculture and horticulture.
  • A country person.
  • An uncouth, crude or ill-bred person.
  • (strategy games ) a worker unit
  • Synonyms

    * (lowly social class ) peon, serf * churl * (country person ) rustic, villager * (crude person ) boor

    Derived terms

    * peasantry

    Anagrams

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    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!
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  • , 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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