verb (used with object), pleas·ured, pleas·ur·ing.
verb (used without object), pleas·ured, pleas·ur·ing.
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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
Example sentences from the Web for pleasure
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.
The good stayers were on ahead, but weary maybe, it being late for pleasuring.Curly|Roger Pocock
And these men, he further informed me, spent the greater part of this in drink and pleasuring on their off-days.She and I, Volume 2|John Conroy Hutcheson
But the southern entrance and Paradise Park will remain for many years the principal centre of exploration and pleasuring.The Book of the National Parks|Robert Sterling Yard
He had no intention whatever of giving up his day's pleasuring.The Beauty|Mrs. Wilson Woodrow
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