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pleasurable

[plezh-er-uh-buh l] /ˈplɛʒ ər ə bəl/
adjective
1.
such as to give pleasure; enjoyable; agreeable; pleasant:
a pleasurable experience.
Origin of pleasurable
1570-1580
First recorded in 1570-80; pleasure + -able
Related forms
pleasurableness, noun
pleasurably, adverb
quasi-pleasurable, adjective
quasi-pleasurably, adverb
unpleasurable, adjective
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pleasurable

/ˈplɛʒərəbəl/
adjective
1.
enjoyable, agreeable, or gratifying
Derived Forms
pleasurableness, noun
pleasurably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for pleasurable
adj.

1570s, from pleasure (n.) + -able. Related: Pleasurability; pleasurably. For sense, cf. comfortable.

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