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
is a broad
cl**** of mental states
and other animals experience
as positive, enjoyable, or worth
s****ing. It includes
- The Pleasure
(Il piacere) is a 1985 Italian
**** film directed
by Joe D'Amato. The film is set in Venice
in the 1930s, where
Gerard, an aristocrat
- that pleasure
are the primary
or most important intrinsic goods
and the aim of human
life. A hedonist strives
(1986) is a two-hour American television
by Jill Gordon
Miller. Its cast includes Joanna
- Pleasure Island
to : Pleasure Island
World), in Orlando, Florida Pleasure Island
(M****achusetts amu****t park) Pleasure
- For Pleasure
was a Hanoverian horse
show jumping under riders
Ehning. He won numerous Grand
- A pleasure craft
boat) is a boat used for personal, family, and sometimes sportsmanlike
recreation. Such watercraft
- Pleasure Principle
to: Pleasure principle
(psychology), a psychoanalytical
by Sigmund Freud Pleasure Principle
(fashion), a New York-based...
- for Pleasure
(record label), a United Kingdom record label
budget-priced albums Music
and Pain may refer
& Pain (112 album) Pleasure
and Pain (Theatres des Vampires
and Pain, a 1992 album
by Ben Harper...