Then lastly, we have voyeurs, who just enjoy watching their lover get pleasured by another man.
Despite the hurt to his self-esteem of every moment spent with her, he pleasured in every such moment.
His body was what the dead man had most prized and pleasured, For in wombe was in god, Frag.
Full of dumb pain we pleasured our centuries with anticipation; we watched as we gamed away the hours.
Grant pleasured himself by reviewing his case in the most pessimistic light.
He differed so from other men that her mind was pleasured with the thought he had descended from a larger sphere.
He was a slow-witted man, and he could devise no ready answer, no such cutting gibe as it would have pleasured him to administer.
M. Valbonais has come, glancing up to see if it pleasured her young lady.
Moreover had We pleasured We had certainly raised up a warner in every city.
Graham asked, the while he pleasured in looking straight into the blue eyes that looked so straight into his.
late 14c., "condition of enjoyment," from Old French plesir, also plaisir "enjoyment, delight, desire, will" (12c.), from noun use of infinitive plaisir (v.) "to please," from Latin placere "to please, give pleasure, be approved" (see please (v.)). Ending altered in English 14c. by influence of words in -ure (measure, etc.). Meaning "sensual enjoyment as the chief object of life" is attested from 1520s.
1530s, "to take pleasure in;" 1550s as "give pleasure to," from pleasure (n.). Sexual sense by 1610s. Related: Pleasured; pleasuring.