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[hee-don-iks] /hiˈdɒn ɪks/
noun, (used with a singular verb)
the branch of psychology that deals with pleasurable and unpleasurable states of consciousness.
Origin of hedonics
First recorded in 1860-65; See origin at hedonic, -ics Unabridged
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noun (functioning as sing)
the branch of psychology concerned with the study of pleasant and unpleasant sensations
(in philosophy) the study of pleasure, esp in its relation to duty
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hedonics in Medicine

hedonics he·don·ics (hĭ-dŏn'ĭks)
The branch of psychology that studies pleasant and unpleasant sensations and states of mind.

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