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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 Pleas"ure, v. i. To take pleasure; to seek pursue pleasure; as, to go pleasuring., 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.


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- pleasure describes the broad class of mental states that humans and other animals experience as positive, enjoyable, or worth seeking.
- hedonism is a school of thought that argues that pleasure is the only intrinsic good in very simple terms, a hedonist strives to maximize
- pleasure riding is a form of equestrianism that encompasses many forms of recreational riding for personal enjoyment, absent elements of
- following aristippus —about whom very little is known—epicurus believed that what he called 'pleasure' is the greatest good, but the way
- marcus ramone cooper (born december 27, 1984), better known by his stage name pleasure p is an american r&b singer-songwriter, who
- pleasure was a band from portland, oregon that blended soul, funk and jazz with a tough street edge that became a cult group on the
- english pleasure is generic term for a number of different english riding classes seen at horse show s in the united states , where the
- surrogate sex without passionate attachment produces a superior form of pleasure free of uncertainty, frenzy, and mental disturbance
- psychologist martin seligman asserts that happiness is not solely derived from external, momentary pleasures and provides the acronym
- k?ma (sanskrit , pali ; devanagari : ???) is often translated from sanskrit as sexual desire, sexual pleasure, sensual gratification,


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