Definition of Pleasures

1. Noun. (plural of pleasure) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of pleasure) ¹

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Definition of Pleasures

1. pleasure [v] - See also: pleasure

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pleasures

pleasure dome
pleasure domes
pleasure ground
pleasure principle
pleasure seeker
pleasure trip
pleasurecraft
pleasured
pleasuredome
pleasuredomes
pleasureful
pleasurefully
pleasureless
pleasurer
pleasurers
pleasures (current term)
pleasuring
pleasurist
pleasurists
pleasurization
pleat
pleated
pleater
pleaters
pleather
pleathers
pleating
pleating to the sett
pleating to the stripe
pleatings

Literary usage of Pleasures

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Nicomachean Ethics of Aristotle by Aristotle (1897)
"What are these pleasures ! They are not mental pleasures such as ambition or the love of learning, neither are they innocent pleasures such as the pleasures ..."

2. The Republic of Plato by Plato, Benjamin Jowett (1908)
"This is proved by the circumstance that there are pleasures which have no antecedent pains (as he also remarks in the Philebus), such as the pleasures of ..."

3. A Treatise of Human Nature by David Hume (1874)
"According to Locke present pleasures may be compared with future, pleasures he has actually chosen and any truer sort—it still only throws us back on a ..."

4. The Republic of Plato: An Ideal Commonwealth by Plato (1901)
"Very true, I said; and observe the point which I want to understand: Certain of the unnecessary pleasures and appetites I conceive to be unlawful; ..."

5. The Nicomachean Ethics of Aristotle by Aristotle (1897)
"What are these pleasures ! They are not mental pleasures such as ambition or the love of learning, neither are they innocent pleasures such as the pleasures ..."

6. The Republic of Plato by Plato, Benjamin Jowett (1908)
"This is proved by the circumstance that there are pleasures which have no antecedent pains (as he also remarks in the Philebus), such as the pleasures of ..."

7. A Treatise of Human Nature by David Hume (1874)
"According to Locke present pleasures may be compared with future, pleasures he has actually chosen and any truer sort—it still only throws us back on a ..."

8. The Republic of Plato: An Ideal Commonwealth by Plato (1901)
"Very true, I said; and observe the point which I want to understand: Certain of the unnecessary pleasures and appetites I conceive to be unlawful; ..."

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