- 1. a feeling of happy satisfaction and enjoyment: "she smiled with pleasure at being praised" Similar
- 1. used or intended for entertainment rather than business: "pleasure boats"
- 1. give sexual enjoyment or satisfaction to: "tell me what will pleasure you"
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Definition of pleasure (Entry 2 of 2) transitive verb. 1 : to give pleasure to : gratify. 2 : to give sexual pleasure to. intransitive verb. 1 : to take pleasure : delight. 2 : to seek pleasure.
pleas·ure. (plĕzh′ər) n. 1. The state or feeling of being pleased or gratified. 2. A source of enjoyment or delight: The graceful skaters were a pleasure to watch. 3. Amusement, diversion, or worldly enjoyment: "Pleasure ... is a safer guide than either right or duty"(Samuel Butler).
Pleasure: the feeling experienced when one's wishes are met. Synonyms: content, contentedness, contentment… Antonyms: discontent, discontentedness, discontentment… Find the right word.
Pleasure, enjoyment, delight, joy refer to the feeling of being pleased and happy. Pleasure is the general term: to take pleasure in beautiful scenery. Enjoyment is a quiet sense of well-being and pleasurable satisfaction: enjoyment at sitting in the shade on a warm day. Delight is a high degree of pleasure, usually leading to active expression of it: delight at receiving a hoped-for letter.
- The state or feeling of being pleased or gratified.
- A source of enjoyment or delight: The graceful skaters were a pleasure to watch.
- Amusement, diversion, or worldly enjoyment: "Pleasure ... is a safer guide than either right or duty" (Samuel Butler).
- Sensual gratification or indulgence.