pleasure


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Synonyms for pleasure

Synonyms for pleasure

a feeling of extreme gratification aroused by something good or desired

the condition of responding pleasurably to something

a desire for a particular thing or activity

unrestricted freedom to choose

to give great or keen pleasure to

to feel or take joy or pleasure

Synonyms for pleasure

a fundamental feeling that is hard to define but that people desire to experience

something or someone that provides a source of happiness

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a formal expression

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an activity that affords enjoyment

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sexual gratification

References in classic literature ?
Weston was a great favourite, and there was not a creature in the world to whom she spoke with such unreserve, as to his wife; not any one, to whom she related with such conviction of being listened to and understood, of being always interesting and always intelligible, the little affairs, arrangements, perplexities, and pleasures of her father and herself.
He heard her with the most earnest attention, but seeming to recollect himself, said no more on the subject, and began directly to speak of his pleasure at seeing them in London, making the usual inquiries about their journey, and the friends they had left behind.
Believe me, no civilized man ever regrets a pleasure, and no uncivilized man ever knows what a pleasure is.
But their father, though very laconic in his expressions of pleasure, was really glad to see them; he had felt their importance in the family circle.
The writer praises that class of pleasure vessels, and I am willing to endorse his words, as any man who loves every craft afloat would be ready to do.
Poyser's speech, but it was too feeble to nullify the pleasure he felt in being praised.
Believe me, I have no pleasure in the world superior to that of contributing to yours.
But there is one kind of pleasure you have forgotten, it appears to me.
To proceed: ceteris paribus, be who pleases is of more importance to his fellow-men than he who instructs, since utility is happiness, and pleasure is the end already obtained which instruction is merely the means of obtaining.
I look upon my writing as a graceful accomplishment which does not absorb but rather adds pleasure to existence.
On Thursdays Princess Mary remembered with a mournful smile that she now had no one to write to, since Julie- whose presence gave her no pleasure was here and they met every week.
No doubt he had an inexhaustible pleasure in them apart from mine, for I have found my pleasure in them perennial, and have not failed to taste it as often as I have read or repeated any of the great passages of the poem to myself.
We are naturally disposed to love what gives us pleasure, and what more pleasing than a beautiful face--when we know no harm of the possessor at least?
The ape-man could see no sport in slaughtering the most harmless and defenseless of God's creatures for the mere pleasure of killing.
Just as they were expiring, they exclaimed, "O foolish creatures that we are, for the sake of a little pleasure we have destroyed ourselves.