Definition of plesure
1. pleasure [ n ] a fundamental feeling that is hard to define but that people desire to experience
Examples: "he was tingling with pleasure"
(William G. Pollard, Physicist and Christian....)
The conversation of the characters creates an atmosphere suggesting the usual mixture of pleasures , foibles , irritations , and concerns which would characterize the common life of a normal village in any age .
(Mr. America, 4:6...)
Therefore it 's a genuine pleasure to tell you about an entirely happy bodybuilder who has never had to train in_secret ; has never heard one unkind word from his parents ; and never has been taunted by his schoolmates !
(High Fidelity, 11:10...)
The lyric beauties of Schubert 's Trout_Quintet - its elemental rhythms and infectious melodies - make it a source of pure pleasure for almost all music listeners .
(Francis Pollini, Night....)
It was a word he was proud_of , a word that meant much to him , and he used it with great pleasure , almost as if it were an exclusive possession , and more : he sensed himself to be very highly educated , four_cuts_above any of the folks back home .
He was again tingling with pleasure , seeing himself clearly in Slater 's shoes .Synonyms pleasure pleasance Related Terms pain feeling delight enjoyment comfort sexual_pleasure pleasantness please
2. pleasure [ n ] something or someone that provides pleasure; a source of happiness
Examples: "a joy to behold" "the pleasure of his company" "the new car is a delight"
(Howard Nemerov, "Themes and Methods: The Early...)
Life is further characterized , in antithesis to Piepsam , as animal : the image of a dog , which appears at several places , is first given as the criterion of amiable , irrelevant interest aroused by life considered simply as a spectacle : a dog in a wagon is `` admirable '' , `` a pleasure to contemplate '' ; another wagon has no dog , and therefore is `` devoid_of interest '' .Synonyms joy pleasure delight Related Terms positive_stimulus please gladden
3. pleasure [ n ] an activity that affords enjoyment
Examples: "he puts duty before pleasure"
4. pleasure [ n ] a formal expression
Examples: "he serves at the pleasure of the President"
5. pleasure [ n ] sexual gratification
Examples: "he took his pleasure of her"
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