Origin of pleasure
synonym study for pleasure
OTHER WORDS FROM pleasurepleas·ure·ful, adjectivepleas·ure·less, adjectivepleas·ure·less·ly, adverban·ti·pleas·ure, noun, adjective
How to use pleasure in a sentence
Also she reads a lot of self-help books, and she consults the dictionary and thesaurus for pleasure.The mind-boggling end of Susan Choi’s Trust Exercise, explained|Constance Grady|November 20, 2020|Vox
Second, teen brains get more pleasure than adult brains do from rewarding behaviors such as eating junk food.
We’re all seeking pleasure, we’re all seeking to feel good, we’re all looking for relief from the things that are troubling us.Cal Cunningham lost. Katie Hill resigned. Are we still put off by sex scandals?|Lisa Bonos|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
The value of such interests — for others perhaps it is the pleasure of their cooking, reading, getting fit or binge-watching — is only heightened by headlines that make your hair stand on end.In a grim year, a November Masters is something to be thankful for|Thomas M. Boswell|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
He gets wonderful exercise, he has a purpose every day, and he receives so much pleasure from it.
Arias claimed she had once caught him pleasuring himself while looking at photos of a little boy wearing only underwear.
Yet the party had not been wholly devised for purposes of pleasuring.Destiny|Charles Neville Buck
If not a Drunkard or a Reveller, yet going in that direction; having a liking for evil companions and Sunday pleasuring.Broken Bread|Thomas Champness
It was not thus that young ladies were allowed to go a pleasuring at New Orleans.Miss Ravenel's conversion from secession to loyalty|J. W. de Forest
It was not the mirth and song of jolly pirates a-pleasuring ashore but the ferocious tumult of men in conflict and taken unawares.Blackbeard: Buccaneer|Ralph D. Paine
I remember naught but that I wondered that you should prefer housewifery to pleasuring, answered Harriet gayly.Peggy Owen at Yorktown|Lucy Foster Madison
British Dictionary definitions for pleasure
- amusement, recreation, or enjoyment
- (as modifier)a pleasure boat; pleasure ground