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Pleasure synonyms

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Great pleasure; joy:
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  1. Great pleasure; joy:
  2. (Old Poet.) The power of pleasing
  3. Something that gives great pleasure or enjoyment:
The possession, use, or benefit of something
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  1. The possession, use, or benefit of something
  2. (Uncountable) The condition of enjoying anything.
  3. Pleasure; gratification; joy
(Archaic) Good luck; good fortune; prosperity.
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  1. (Archaic) Good luck; good fortune; prosperity.
  2. The emotion of being happy; joy.
  3. Fortuitous elegance; unstudied grace; "” used especially of language.
The expression or showing of such feeling
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  1. The expression or showing of such feeling
  2. Intense and especially ecstatic or exultant happiness, or an instance of such feeling.
  3. A source or an object of joy:
The neurophysiological experience of satisfaction and being at ease in one's situation, body, and/or mind.
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  1. The neurophysiological experience of satisfaction and being at ease in one's situation, body, and/or mind.
  2. A source of satisfaction:
  3. Happiness in one's situation; satisfaction
Help; assistance:
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  1. Help; assistance:
  2. A condition of well-being, contentment, and security:
  3. A condition or feeling of pleasurable physical ease or relief from pain or stress:
Something desired:
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  1. Something desired:
  2. A wish or desire for something; craving
  3. A personification of want.
The act of wishing; felt or expressed desire for something
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  1. The act of wishing; felt or expressed desire for something
  2. Something desired or longed for:
  3. Something wished for
The fulfillment or gratification of a desire, need, or appetite:
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  1. The fulfillment or gratification of a desire, need, or appetite:
  2. Assurance beyond doubt or question; complete conviction:
  3. A giving of something in order to release oneself from, or to satisfy, some outstanding obligation, be it legal or moral. Satisfaction requires the giving of one thing for another and should be distinguished from performance, which requires only the promising to give something. Also, payment in full, done to fulfill a contractual obligation or debt. A giving of something in order to release oneself from, or to satisfy, some outstanding obligation, be it legal or moral. Satisfaction requires the giving of one thing for another and should be distinguished from performance, which requires only the promising to give something. Also, payment in full, done to fulfill a contractual obligation or debt.
A gratifying or being gratified
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  1. A gratifying or being gratified
  2. (Archaic) Reward or recompense for services or benefits
  3. Something that gratifies; cause for satisfaction
The ecstasy of salvation; spiritual joy.
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  1. The ecstasy of salvation; spiritual joy.
  2. (Computing) a programming language used for systems programming primarily on computers produced by Digital Equipment Corporation. Bliss is a parallel language to C, both being derived from B and BCPL
  3. Perfect happiness
Anything producing happiness; good fortune
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  1. Anything producing happiness; good fortune
  2. A quality or knack of appropriate and pleasing expression in writing, speaking, painting, etc.
  3. An appropriate and pleasing manner or style:
The transporting of a person from one place to another, especially to heaven, by supernatural means.
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  1. The transporting of a person from one place to another, especially to heaven, by supernatural means.
  2. The state of being carried away with joy, love, etc.; ecstasy
  3. An expression of ecstatic feeling:
Freedom from financial difficulty; affluence:
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  1. Freedom from financial difficulty; affluence:
  2. Freedom from difficulty, hardship, or effort:
  3. Freedom from pain, worry, or trouble; comfort
The state of being glad; joy.
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Delight.
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  1. Delight.
  2. Delight; enjoyment; entertainment
  3. Enjoyment; pleasure.
That which is used to impart a flavor; specifically, something taken with food to render it more palatable or to stimulate the appetite; a condiment.
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  1. That which is used to impart a flavor; specifically, something taken with food to render it more palatable or to stimulate the appetite; a condiment.
  2. A pleasing taste; flavor that gratifies the palate; hence, enjoyable quality; power of pleasing.
  3. Something that lends pleasure or zest:
(Plural only, colloquial) Pleasures, thrills.
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  1. (Plural only, colloquial) Pleasures, thrills.
  2. (Plural only, colloquial) Shoes.
  3. Plural form of kick
Someone or something so chosen or preferred:
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  1. Someone or something so chosen or preferred:
  2. The selecting of someone or something over another or others:
  3. The right or chance to make a choice:
An activity or interest pursued outside one's regular occupation and engaged in primarily for pleasure.
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  1. An activity or interest pursued outside one's regular occupation and engaged in primarily for pleasure.
  2. Something that one likes to do or study in one's spare time; favorite pastime or avocation
  3. Any of several small falcons of the genus Falco, formerly used for catching small birds or game.
The score accumulated at any given time in a game:
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  1. The score accumulated at any given time in a game:
  2. (Informal) Evasive, trifling, or manipulative behavior:
  3. Fair game
Something that distracts the mind and relaxes or entertains.
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  1. Something that distracts the mind and relaxes or entertains.
  2. A maneuver that draws the attention of an opponent away from a planned point of action, especially as part of military strategy.
  3. A policy or practice permitting a juvenile to be removed from traditional processing in juvenile court and placed in a program involving an alternative disposition, such as treatment or rehabilitation services.
  1. Joyful merry-making.
  2. Boisterous merrymaking.
  3. Reveling; noisy merrymaking; boisterous festivity
Excessive indulgence of one's own appetites and desires.
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  1. Excessive indulgence of one's own appetites and desires.
  2. Indulgence of one's own desires, impulses, etc.
  3. Excessive or immoderate indulgence of one's own personal desires and needs above all others.
Excess in eating or drinking.
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  1. Excess in eating or drinking.
  2. The habit or act of eating too much
Delight; enjoyment; entertainment
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  1. Delight; enjoyment; entertainment
  2. Enjoyment; pleasure.
  3. Delight.
Great pleasure; joy:
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  1. Great pleasure; joy:
  2. (Old Poet.) The power of pleasing
  3. Something that gives great pleasure or enjoyment:
(Uncountable) The condition of enjoying anything.
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  1. (Uncountable) The condition of enjoying anything.
  2. Something that gives pleasure:
  3. Pleasure; gratification; joy
The expression or showing of such feeling
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  1. The expression or showing of such feeling
  2. Intense and especially ecstatic or exultant happiness, or an instance of such feeling.
  3. A source or an object of joy:
Delight.
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  1. Delight.
  2. Delight; enjoyment; entertainment
  3. Enjoyment; pleasure.
Something that gives pleasure:
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  1. Something that gives pleasure:
  2. (Uncountable) The condition of enjoying anything.
  3. Pleasure; gratification; joy
The mental faculty through which whims, visions, and fantasies are summoned up; imagination, especially of a whimsical or fantastic nature.
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  1. The mental faculty through which whims, visions, and fantasies are summoned up; imagination, especially of a whimsical or fantastic nature.
  2. The enthusiasts or fans of a sport or pursuit considered as a group.
  3. Something imagined or invented by the mind:
Preference or taste
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  1. Preference or taste
  2. A like; a predilection.
  3. A feeling of attraction or love; fondness:
The part or faculty of a person by which one feels, perceives, thinks, remembers, desires, and imagines:
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  1. The part or faculty of a person by which one feels, perceives, thinks, remembers, desires, and imagines:
  2. Focus of thought; attention:
  3. Opinion or sentiment:
The particular desire, purpose, pleasure, choice, etc. of a certain person or group
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  1. The particular desire, purpose, pleasure, choice, etc. of a certain person or group
  2. Disposition or attitude toward others
  3. Strong and fixed purpose; determination
Freedom to act or judge on one's own:
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  1. Freedom to act or judge on one's own:
  2. The freedom of choice and of action of a judge, prosecutor, or other public official, within the defined scope of his or her responsibilities. For example, in a criminal matter a judge may have wide discretion to release the defendant on recognizance or to demand bail in any amount, based on the judge’s view of the defendant as a flight risk. The freedom of choice and of action of a judge, prosecutor, or other public official, within the defined scope of his or her responsibilities. For example, in a criminal matter a judge may have wide discretion to release the defendant on recognizance or to demand bail in any amount, based on the judge’s view of the defendant as a flight risk.
  3. (Archaic) The ability or power to discern what is responsible or socially appropriate:
The particular desire, purpose, pleasure, choice, etc. of a certain person or group
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  1. The particular desire, purpose, pleasure, choice, etc. of a certain person or group
  2. The power of making a reasoned choice or decision or of controlling one's own actions
  3. (Law) The legal statement of a person's wishes concerning the disposal of his or her property after death
To fill with joy, good spirits, and hope; gladden; comfort
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  1. To fill with joy, good spirits, and hope; gladden; comfort
  2. To be or become cheerful; feel encouraged
  3. To make happier or more cheerful:
To take great pleasure or joy:
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  1. To take great pleasure or joy:
  2. To give great pleasure or joy:
  3. To please greatly:
To charm greatly; delight
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  1. To charm greatly; delight
  2. To cast a spell over, as by magic; bewitch
  3. To attract and delight; entrance.
To make glad
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  1. To make glad
  2. To cause (something) to become more glad.
  3. To make glad:
To give pleasure or satisfaction
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  1. To give pleasure or satisfaction
  2. To please or satisfy:
  3. To give in to (a desire); indulge:
To give great joy, delight or pleasure to
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  1. To give great joy, delight or pleasure to
  2. To fill with joy; delight.
Used to make a polite request.
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  1. Used to make a polite request.
  2. An expression of annoyance or impatience.
  3. To have the will or desire; wish:
To fill with mirth or pleasure; delight.
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  1. To fill with mirth or pleasure; delight.
  2. To excite the surface nerves of, as by touching or stroking lightly with the finger, a feather, etc., in a way that causes involuntary twitching, a pleasant tingling, laughter, etc.
  3. To please, gratify, delight, etc.
To enjoy.
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  1. To enjoy.
  2. To make joyful
  3. To fill with ecstatic happiness, pleasure, or satisfaction.
To take great pleasure or joy:
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  1. To take great pleasure or joy:
  2. To please greatly:
  3. To give great pleasure or joy:
To rejoice greatly; be jubilant; glory
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  1. To rejoice greatly; be jubilant; glory
  2. (Obsolete) To leap upward, especially for joy.
  3. (Obs.) To leap up; leap with joy
To be full of joy; rejoice
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  1. To be full of joy; rejoice
  2. To enjoy.
  3. To fill with ecstatic happiness, pleasure, or satisfaction.
To feel joyful about (something):
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  1. To feel joyful about (something):
  2. To be glad, happy, or delighted; be full of joy
  3. (Archaic) To fill with joy; gladden.

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
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