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Definition of Pleasure

Pleasure

  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.
  2. Amusement; sport; diversion; self-indulgence; frivolous or dissipating enjoyment; hence, sensual gratification; -- opposed to labor, service, duty, self-denial, etc.
  3. What the will dictates or prefers as gratifying or satisfying; hence, will; choice; wish; purpose.
  4. That which pleases; a favor; a gratification.
  5. To give or afford pleasure to; to please; to gratify.
  6. To take pleasure; to seek pursue pleasure; as, to go pleasuring.
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Pleasure Translations

pleasure in Afrikaans is genot, plesier
pleasure in Dutch is pret, plezier, vermaak, genoegen
pleasure in Finnish is huvi
pleasure in French is jouissance, plaisir
pleasure in Latin is delectatio, iucunditas, voluptas
pleasure in Portuguese is prazer
pleasure in Spanish is agradar, disfrute, agrado, delicia, placer