Origin of pleasurable
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Examples from the Web for pleasurable
For more than decade, flying has been made irksome rather than pleasurable by an ever-increasing fortress culture at airports.Twin Disasters Turn 2014 Into the Year of Flying Dangerously
July 19, 2014
Of course, pleasure is certainly more, well, pleasurable than pain.The Science of Weepies: Why We Love Crying at the Movies
June 4, 2014
Commit to exercise every day for the first month, even if the first time will be more annoying than pleasurable.The Behavioral Economics of Your New Year’s Resolutions
January 5, 2014
Made into a pleasurable movie starring Lee Marvin—worth seeing just for Jack Palance as a good guy.Ivan Doig’s Book Bag: Five Favorite Books on the American West
August 20, 2013
That attitude has no doubt influenced whether these experiences are pleasurable or aversive.Can Women Orgasm During Childbirth?
June 9, 2013
He experienced a feeling of pleasurable excitement and anticipation.The Hound From The North
The absence of Anthony was a relief and his visits were pleasurable.Chance
Whence it would seem that the contemplative life is not pleasurable.
And the burdensome one is toilsome, while the delightsome one is pleasurable.
But Manuel was too wily to yield to a temptation merely because it was pleasurable.Plotting in Pirate Seas
- enjoyable, agreeable, or gratifying
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Word Origin and History for pleasurable
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