['pleʒə] or [[ˈplɛʒɚ]


(noun.) sexual gratification; 'he took his pleasure of her'.

(noun.) an activity that affords enjoyment; 'he puts duty before pleasure'.

(noun.) a formal expression; 'he serves at the pleasure of the President'.

(noun.) a fundamental feeling that is hard to define but that people desire to experience; 'he was tingling with pleasure'.

Typed by Floyd--From WordNet


(n.) 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.

(n.) Amusement; sport; diversion; self-indulgence; frivolous or dissipating enjoyment; hence, sensual gratification; -- opposed to labor, service, duty, self-denial, etc.

(n.) What the will dictates or prefers as gratifying or satisfying; hence, will; choice; wish; purpose.

(n.) That which pleases; a favor; a gratification.

(v. t.) To give or afford pleasure to; to please; to gratify.

(v. i.) To take pleasure; to seek pursue pleasure; as, to go pleasuring.

Edited by Annabel

Synonyms and Synonymous

n. [1]. Enjoyment, gratification, comfort, delight, joy, gladness, temporary happiness.[2]. Sensuality, voluptuousness, luxury, animal gratification.[3]. Will, choice, preference, purpose, wish, mind.

Checked by Aubrey

Synonyms and Antonyms

SYN:Enjoyment, gratification, sensuality, self-indulgence, voluptuousness, choice,preference, vill, inclination, purpose, determination, favor, satisfaction,indulgent

ANT:Pain, suffering, affliction, trouble, asceticism, self-denial, abstinence,disinclination, aversion, indisposition, denial, refusal

Typist: Maura

Unserious Contents or Definition

To dream of pleasure, denotes gain and personal enjoyment. See Joy.

Typist: Pierce

Unserious Contents or Definition

n. The least hateful form of dejection.

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Typist: Toni


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