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Pleasure (IPA: /ˈpɫɛʒɝ/)


Pleasure (n.)

The gratification of the senses or of the mind; agreeable sensations or emotions; the excitement, relish, or happiness produced by the expectation or the enjoyment of something good, delightful, or satisfying; -- opposed to pain, sorrow, etc.

Pleasure (n.)

Amusement; sport; diversion; self-indulgence; frivolous or dissipating enjoyment; hence, sensual gratification; -- opposed to labor, service, duty, self-denial, etc.

Pleasure (n.)

What the will dictates or prefers as gratifying or satisfying; hence, will; choice; wish; purpose.

Pleasure (n.)

That which pleases; a favor; a gratification.

Pleasure (v. t.)

To give or afford pleasure to; to please; to gratify.

Pleasure (v. i.)

To take pleasure; to seek pursue pleasure; as, to go pleasuring.

Pleasure

Broad class of mental states that humans and other animals experience as positive, enjoyable, or worth seeking

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Band

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Album by Ohio Players

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2003 single by Tomomi Kahala

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Ruka Yūmi song

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A man of pleasure is a man of pains." - Pain

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A woman's pleasure is not dependent upon the presence of a penis in the vagina; neither is a man's." - Germaine Greer

Example Sentence (Quote)

"Ah, no! the conquest was obtained with ease; He pleased you by not studying to please." - Pleasure

Example Sentence (Quote)

" All the opinions in the world point out that pleasure is our aim." - Michel de Montaigne

Example Sentence (Quote)

" All this fuss about sleeping together. For physical pleasure I'd sooner go to my dentist any day." - Evelyn Waugh


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