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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.

Pleasure Quotations

Happiness, true happiness, is an inner quality. It is a state of mind. If your mind is at peace, you are happy. If your mind is at peace, but you have nothing else, you can be happy. If you have everything the world can give - pleasure, possessions, power - but lack peace of mind, you can never be happy.
Dada Vaswani

There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar; I love not Man the less, but Nature more.
Lord Byron

Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play. It is bound up with hatred, jealousy, boastfulness, disregard of all rules and sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence. In other words, it is war minus the shooting.
George Orwell

Animation offers a medium of story telling and visual entertainment which can bring pleasure and information to people of all ages everywhere in the world.
Walt Disney

Irresponsibility is part of the pleasure of all art; it is the part the schools cannot recognize.
James Joyce
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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
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