Character 8
Hyphenation pleas ure
Pronunciations /ˈplɛʒə/

Definitions and meanings of "Pleasure"

What do we mean by pleasure?

The state or feeling of being pleased or gratified. noun

A source of enjoyment or delight. noun

Amusement, diversion, or worldly enjoyment. noun

Sensual gratification or indulgence. noun

One's preference or wish. noun

To give pleasure or enjoyment to; gratify. intransitive verb

To take pleasure; delight. intransitive verb

To go in search of pleasure or enjoyment. intransitive verb

(my pleasure) Used to acknowledge an expression of gratitude. idiom

To give pleasure to; please; gratify.

That character of a feeling by virtue of which it gratifies the sentient being that experiences it, so that there is an impulse to its continuance or renewal. noun

Sensual gratification; indulgeuce of the appetites. noun

That which pleases or gratifies the senses or the mind; that which is delightful or beautiful. noun

A favor; gratification. noun

Will; desire; preference, or whatever one chooses, desires, or wills: as, it is my pleasure to remain. noun

Synonyms Joy, Delight, etc. (see gladness), satisfaction, comfort, solace. noun

Self-indulgence; luxury, sensuality, voluptuousness. noun

Kindness. noun

To take pleasure; to seek pursue pleasure. intransitive verb

To give or afford pleasure to; to please; to gratify. transitive verb

A state of being pleased or contented; gratification.

A person, thing or action that causes enjoyment.

One's preference.

The will or desire of someone or some agency in power.

The feeling that you feel when someone scratches your back when it's itchy. Urban Dictionary

Something that feels good. Urban Dictionary

MASTURBATION when your wearing pants to small and get an erection and your dick constantly rubs against your underpants and gives you a orgasm Urban Dictionary

Happiness Urban Dictionary

1. to enjoy oneself a. by influence of others b. by self-stimulation 2. word used often in Bruce Almighty Urban Dictionary

Pleasure can occour in these ways 1. masturbation or and other self stimulation of one's gentialia 2. by someone else like sex or an oral pleasure is the resulting feeling of masturbation or sex by the stimulation of one's parts Urban Dictionary

The opposite of the word pain. You can feel pleasure when u are masterbating and when u are having a blasted time with the opposite gender. Urban Dictionary

To have sexual enjoyment a hot ass african dude with thick thighs and baby smooth skin. Urban Dictionary

Basically an abundance of happiness Urban Dictionary

Masturbating or having sex! Urban Dictionary

Synonyms and Antonyms for Pleasure

The word "pleasure" in example sentences

Various objections might be made to motivational hedonism: that we are often motivated by things that do not in fact maximize our pleasure, such as motivation to step under a shower that one takes to be suitably warm but which is in fact scalding hot; that not every pleasure that our options for action make available to us motivates us; or that the very idea of maximum ˜pleasure over pain™ or ❋ Moore, Andrew (2004)

If it is a claim about the common-sense pleasure concept, for example, then it is problematical to stipulate, as was done above, that ˜pleasure™ includes all positive experience. ❋ Moore, Andrew (2004)

"Women" -- he said to me last night -- "are the only pleasure in life -- men and hunting bring content and happiness, work brings satisfaction, but women and their ways are the only _pleasure_." ❋ Elinor Glyn (1903)

Sexual excitement is accompanied throughout by a sensation of pleasure, specifically known as _voluptuous pleasure_, the _voluptuous sensation_, or simply _voluptuousness_ (in Latin, _libido sexualis_). ❋ Albert Moll (1900)

You know as well as I do that to go to Brookroyd is always a pleasure to me, and that to one who has so little change, and so few friends as I have, it must be a _great pleasure_, but I am not at all times in the mood or circumstances to take my pleasure. ❋ Clement King Shorter (1891)

A QUAKER (says Hood) makes a pleasure of his business, and then, for relaxation, makes a _business_ of his _pleasure_. ❋ Mark Lemon (1839)

As I make use of the word _delight_ to express the sensation which accompanies the removal of pain or danger, so, when I speak of positive pleasure, I shall for the most part call it simply _pleasure_. ❋ Edmund Burke (1763)

The least interest could make him abandon his honor; the smallest pleasure could seduce him from his interest; the most frivolous caprice was sufficient to counterbalance his pleasure* [** missing period] ❋ David Hume (1743)

Since in God there is no pleasure that is not good, what difference can there be between the _good pleasure_ and the _will_ of God? ❋ Jean Pierre Camus (1618)

˜pleasure™ sometimes to refer to (a) a certain kind of mental state or sensation and at other times to refer to (b) non-mental items, such as actions, activities, and pursuits that do or can cause pleasurable mental states (cf. the way in which someone might refer to sexual activity as a bodily pleasure). ❋ Brink, David (2007)

"A poem, in my opinion, is opposed to a work of science by having, for its _immediate _object, pleasure, not truth; to romance, by having, for its object, an _indefinite _instead of a _definite _pleasure, being ❋ Edgar Allan Poe (1829)

For, first, tis evident, that under the term pleasure, we comprehend sensations, which are very different from each other, and which have only such a distant resemblance, as is requisite to make them be expressed by the same abstract term. ❋ David Hume (1743)

She that lives in pleasure is dead while she lives, is no living member of the church, but as a carcase in it, or a mortified member. ❋ Unknown (1721)

She that liveth in pleasure is dead (1 Tim.v. 6), not only dead in law as guilty, but dead in state as carnal. ❋ Unknown (1721)

One night that summer my mother decided it was time to tell me about what she referred to as pleasure, though you could see she felt some sort of unease about this ceremony, which she tried to cover up by first taking my hand, as though somebody in the family had just died— ❋ Amy Gerstler (2010)

Jeff thinks that I'm "failing to understand that short term pleasure is only a diversion from the real pleasure of a relationship based on deeply shared values." ❋ Unknown (2007)

Both in terms of exposing himself to possibly deadly risk, and in terms of failing to understand that short term pleasure is only a diversion from the real pleasure of a relationship based on deeply shared values. ❋ Unknown (2007)

I [feel] so much pleasure when someone [scratches] my [back]. ❋ Jjj99 (2019)

[winning] is a [real] pleasure ❋ A/jkj;dsbkj; (2019)

pleasure is [very nice] and [i want] to [share] it with someone ❋ (2020)

I get pleasure from [having sex]. ❋ Kwang (2003)

1. a. She filled me with pleasure. b. My "one-armed-workout gave me [extreme pleasure] 2. [Pleasurable], [pleasurable], pleasurable, pleasurable, pleasurable, pleasurable, pleasurable, pleasurable, pleasurable, pleasurable. ❋ Sherlock Of The Creek (2003)

1. i get pleasure from [masturbating] 2. [my wife] and i had [sex] last night it was really plasurable ❋ Cody B (2004)

[harder] harder ❋ Ray (2003)

i [put it] into her [pleasure hole]. pleaasure makes me [feel] pleasure ❋ Tush-A (2018)

[fansite] noona-s: post pictures on fans: *supports* [Fansite] noona-s: tHX fans: [my pleasure] senpai ❋ Gyeomie (2014)

[oh yeah]!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ❋ Oversexed (2004)

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