Especially when used pejoratively. Used to described someone who is easily pleased by small things that are very common or that people can get easily.

  • when you say 'pleased', do you mean, accepting of/satisfied by' or 'delighted by'?
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    Dec 4, 2017 at 11:13
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One suggestion would be undiscerning, which if taken in a perjorative sense can mean someone who is lacking in taste.


possibly complaisant - If you are complaisant, you are willing to accept what other people are doing without complaining.

Example: Because John is too complaisant in his willingness to please others, people often take advantage of him.

Example: Hector was a poor manager because he was too complaisant, being pleased with his staff working, but not considering the quality of what they did.


  • "complaisant in his willingness to please others" Is that not a tautology? Also, isn't there a difference between "willing to please others" (complaisant) and "easily pleased" (which refers to the person himself being pleased)?
    – Flater
    Dec 4, 2017 at 13:48
  • @Flater - possibly not a good example, but the full meaning of the example is that John, in his willingness to accept what others are doing, pleases them by allowing them to take advantage of him. I could probably have found a better example - I'll have a look.
    – Lee Leon
    Dec 4, 2017 at 14:06
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    @LeeLeon As your further comment shows, this word is much more about being disposed to please others than being actively pleased with anything oneself, so I'm not sure its a good fit. Can you come up with usages which speak more to the degree of 'pleasedness' of the complaisant person?
    – Spagirl
    Dec 4, 2017 at 14:18
  • An interesting word. It is rare and I wonder if that is because in speech it will be confused with 'complacent'.
    – Nigel J
    Dec 4, 2017 at 16:13

I think uncritical will fit well here.

accepting something too easily, because of being unwilling or unable to criticize.

Example: An adoring, uncritical audience


An answer to the title question is undemanding.

From M-W Learner's Dictionary:

undemanding adjective ... not demanding:...

b of a person : not expecting much time, attention, effort, etc., from other people : not difficult to satisfy

He is an enjoyable, undemanding guest.


I have three options that come to mind.

Excitable, adj.

responding rather too readily to something new or stimulating; too easily excited.

Chip could be a bit wayward and excitable

Good-natured, adj.

kind, friendly, and patient.

Everyone was very good-natured about my comments.

Affable, adj.

friendly, good-natured, or easy to talk to.

He was an affable and agreeable companion.

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    Dec 4, 2017 at 18:46

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