Definition of Pleasure. Meaning of Pleasure. Synonyms of Pleasure
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Definition of Pleasure
PleasurePleasure 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 Pleas"ure, v. i.
To take pleasure; to seek pursue pleasure; as, to go
PleasurePleasure Pleas"ure, n. [F. plaisir, originally an infinitive.
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.
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
At pleasure, by arbitrary will or choice. --Dryden.
To take pleasure in, to have enjoyment in. --Ps. cxlvii.
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
- Pleasure refers
good, that involves
of something. It contrasts
with pain or suffering, which
- pleasure plays
role in them. Psychological
or motivational hedonism claims
that our behavior
to increase pleasure
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is an experience
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