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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

Pleasure

Band

Pleasure

Album by Ohio Players

Pleasure

2003 single by Tomomi Kahala

Pleasure

Ruka Yūmi song

Pleasure Synonyms

Delight, Joy

Pleasure Synonyms

Pleasance

Pleasure (Last Name / Surname)

Pleasure is the #119,508 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 145 people had that surname.

Translations

Pleasure in Spanish

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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