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

- Pleasure refers to experience that feels good, that involves the enjoyment of something. It contrasts with pain or suffering, which are forms of feeling...
- pleasure plays a central role in them. Psychological or motivational hedonism claims that our behavior is determined by desires to increase pleasure and...
- For Pleasure (14 January 1986 – 18 February 2011) was a Hanoverian horse who competed in international show jumping under riders Lars Nieburg and Marcus...
- A pleasure craft (or pleasure boat) is a boat used for personal, family, and sometimes sports recreation. Such watercraft are divided into two main categories:...
- Scarlet Pleasure is a Danish R&B, soul, funk and pop musical trio made up of Emil Goll as lead vocals, Alexander Malone on b**** and Joachim Dencker on...
- Majesty's pleasure (sometimes abbreviated to Queen's pleasure or, when the reigning monarch is male, at His Majesty's pleasure or King's pleasure) is a legal...
- Pleasure is an experience of happiness, entertainment, enjoyment, ecstasy, or euphoria. Pleasure may also refer to: Pleasure (1931 film), an American romantic...
- The Hero Pleasure is an automatic scooter manufactured in India by Hero Honda. It was launched in 2005. It was the first scooter manufactured by Hero Honda...
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- My Pleasure Is Your Pleasure (Italian: Il tuo piacere è il mio) is a 1973 commedia ****y all'italiana anthology film written and directed by the cinematographer...
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