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One entry found for pleasure.
Main Entry: plea·sure
Pronunciation: primarystressplezh-schwar, primarystressplamacrzh-
Function: noun
1 : a particular desire or purpose : INCLINATION <what's your pleasure>
2 : the feeling that comes when one's wishes are met
3 : a source of delight or joy
synonyms PLEASURE, JOY, ENJOYMENT mean the agreeable feeling that accompanies getting something good or much wanted. PLEASURE suggests an inner satisfaction rather than an open display of feeling <the pleasure felt after helping others>. JOY suggests a very strong feeling that is shown openly <you could see the winner's joy>. ENJOYMENT suggests a conscious reaction to something intended to make one happy <the songs added to our enjoyment of the movie>.

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