HyperDic: pleasure

English > 5 senses of the word pleasure:
NOUNfeelingpleasure, pleasancea fundamental feeling that is hard to define but that people desire to experience
cognitionpleasure, joy, delightsomething or someone that provides a source of happiness
cognitionpleasurea formal expression
actpleasurean activity that affords enjoyment
actpleasuresexual gratification / gratification
pleasure > pronunciation
Soundspleh'zher
Rhymesarbitrager ... treasure: 21 rhymes with zher...
English > pleasure: 5 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningA fundamental feeling that is hard to define but that people desire to experience.
Example"he was tingling with pleasure"
Synonympleasance
NarrowercomfortA feeling of freedom from worry or disappointment
delight, delectationA feeling of extreme / extreme pleasure or satisfaction
enjoymentThe pleasure felt when having a good time
pleasantnessThe feeling caused by agreeable stimuli
sexual pleasurepleasure derived from sexual activities
BroaderfeelingThe experiencing of affective and emotional states
Oppositepain, painfulnessemotional distress
Spanishgoce, placer
Catalandelit, gaudi, plaer
Verbspleasegive pleasure to or be pleasing to
English > pleasure: 5 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningSomething or someone that provides a source of happiness.
Example "the pleasure of his company"
Synonymsjoy, delight
Broaderpositive stimulusA stimulus with desirable consequences
Spanishalegría, deleite, delicia, gozada, gozo, placer
Catalanalegria, delit, gust, plaer
Verbspleasegive pleasure to or be pleasing to
English > pleasure: 5 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningA formal expression.
Example"he serves at the pleasure of the President"
Broaderchoice, pick, selectionThe person or thing chosen or selected
Spanishplacer, satisfacción
English > pleasure: 5 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningAn activity that affords enjoyment.
Example"he puts duty before pleasure"
NarrowerluxuriationAn activity that affords excessive pleasure and enjoyment
BroaderactivityAny specific behavior
Spanishplacer
Catalanplaer
Verbspleasegive pleasure to or be pleasing to
pleasebe the will of or have the will (to)
English > pleasure: 5 senses > noun 5, act
Meaningsexual gratification / gratification.
Example"he took his pleasure of her"
Broadersexual activity, sexual practice, sex, sex activityActivities associated with sexual intercourse
Spanishdisfrute, goce, gozo, placer
Catalanplaer

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