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Another word for pleasure

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Noun
  1. A feeling of extreme gratification aroused by something good or desired

  2. The condition of responding pleasurably to something

    See also:

    pain

  3. A desire for a particular thing or activity

      1. The mental faculty by which one deliberately chooses or decides upon a course of action:
      2. Diligent purposefulness; determination:
      3. Self-control; self-discipline:
      1. The part or faculty of a person by which one feels, perceives, thinks, remembers, desires, and imagines:
      2. A person of great mental ability:
      3. Individual consciousness, memory, or recollection:
      1. A feeling of attraction or love; fondness:
      2. Preference or taste:
      1. Highly decorated:
      2. Complex or intricate:
      3. Elegantly fashionable or sophisticated:
    See also:

    like

  4. Unrestricted freedom to choose

      1. The mental faculty by which one deliberately chooses or decides upon a course of action:
      2. Diligent purposefulness; determination:
      3. Self-control; self-discipline:
      1. The quality of being discreet; circumspection:
      2. Freedom to act or judge on one's own:
      3. The ability or power to discern what is responsible or socially appropriate:
    See also:

    free

Verb
  1. To give great or keen pleasure to

  2. To feel or take joy or pleasure

    See also:

    happy

Another word for pleasure

Noun
  1. Enjoyment

  2. Will

      1. A feeling that one would like to have or do something or to see something happen; a desire, longing, or strong inclination for a specific thing.
      2. An expression of a desire, longing, or strong inclination:
      3. An expression of desire for the happiness or success of another:
      1. The selecting of someone or something over another or others:
      2. The right or chance to make a choice:
      3. Someone or something so chosen or preferred:
      1. To have a strong feeling to have (something); wish (to possess or do something); desire greatly:
      2. To desire (someone to do something):
      3. To request the presence or assistance of:
    See also:

    desire

  3. Amusement

      1. The act or an instance of diverting or turning aside; deviation.
      2. Something that distracts the mind and relaxes or entertains.
      3. A maneuver that draws the attention of an opponent away from a planned point of action, especially as part of military strategy.
      1. An activity providing entertainment or amusement; a pastime:
      2. A competitive activity or sport in which players contend with each other according to a set of rules:
      3. A single instance of such an activity:
      1. An activity or interest pursued outside one's regular occupation and engaged in primarily for pleasure.
  4. Gratification

    See also:

    indulgence

Synonym Study

  • Enjoyment suggests a somewhat more quiet feeling of satisfaction with that which pleases our enjoyment of the recital
  • Joy describes a keenly felt, exuberant, often demonstrative happiness their joy at his safe return
  • Delight implies a high degree of obvious pleasure, openly and enthusiastically expressed a child's delight with a new toy
  • Pleasure is the general term for an agreeable feeling of satisfaction, ranging from a quiet sense of gratification to a positive sense of happiness