Definition of Pleasure. Meaning of Pleasure. Synonyms of Pleasure

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Definition of Pleasure

Pleasure
Pleasure Pleas"ure, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pleasured; p. pr. & vb. n. Pleasuring.] To give or afford pleasure to; to please; to gratify. --Shak. [Rolled] his hoop to pleasure Edith. --Tennyson.
Pleasure
Pleasure Pleas"ure, v. i. To take pleasure; to seek pursue pleasure; as, to go pleasuring.
Pleasure
Pleasure Pleas"ure, n. [F. plaisir, originally an infinitive. See Please.] 1. 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. At thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore. --Ps. xvi. 11. 2. Amusement; sport; diversion; self-indulgence; frivolous or dissipating enjoyment; hence, sensual gratification; -- opposed to labor, service, duty, self-denial, etc. ``Not sunk in carnal pleasure.' --Milton. He that loveth pleasure shall be a poor man. --Prov. xxi. 17. Lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God. --2 Tim. iii. 4. 3. What the will dictates or prefers as gratifying or satisfying; hence, will; choice; wish; purpose. ``He will do his pleasure on Babylon.' --Isa. xlviii. 14. Use your pleasure; if your love do not presuade you to come, let not my letter. --Shak. 4. That which pleases; a favor; a gratification. --Shak. Festus, willing to do the Jews a pleasure --Acts xxv. 9. At pleasure, by arbitrary will or choice. --Dryden. To take pleasure in, to have enjoyment in. --Ps. cxlvii. 11. Note: Pleasure is used adjectively, or in the formation of self-explaining compounds; as, pleasure boat, pleasure ground; pleasure house, etc. Syn: Enjoyment; gratification; satisfaction; comfort; solace; joy; gladness; delight; will; choice; preference; purpose; command; favor; kindness.

Meaning of Pleasure from wikipedia

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- Descartes, have hypothesized that the feelings of pain (or suffering) and pleasure are part of a continuum. There is strong evidence of biological connections...
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