Pleasure

Pronunciation of Pleasure
/plˈɛʒə/, /plˈɛʒə/, /p_l_ˈɛ_ʒ_ə/

Antonyms for pleasure:

dissatisfaction, misery, sorrow, displeasure, woe, hate, pain.

Synonyms for pleasure:

Sense 1

nibble, morale, Overjoy, duty, schadenfreude, spring fever, bug, comfort, luster, expectancy, joie de vivre, mood, anticipation, spice, wonder, gold rush, fever pitch.

Sense 2

excitement, glow, wish, gratify, romance, rejoice, imagination, adventure, gladden, please, bang, enthusiasm, fever.

Sense 3

exult, enchantment, tickle, flutter, liking.

Sense 4

buzz, appreciation, rush, enchant.

Sense 5

discretion.

Sense 6

fancy.

Sense 7

mind.

happiness

festivity, welfare, relief, bonhomie, nirvana, jubilation, exaltation, uplift, glee, harmony, high, elation, afterglow, delirium, radiance, buoyancy, vivacity, fulfillment, the feel-good factor, Job Satisfaction.

relish

zest.

volition

free will.

Sense 2 (noun)

enthusiasm, anticipation, wonder, excitement, joie de vivre.

Sense 5 (noun)

liking, fancy, will, mind.

Sense 6 (noun)

discretion.

amusement (noun)

hilarity, celebration, fun, whimsicality, distraction, jocularity, game, merriment, pastime, humor, relaxation, recreation, levity, Divertissement, tonic, hobby, refreshment, sport, stimulation, diversion, frivolity, Jolliness, play.

celebration (noun)

rejoicing.

delight, happiness (noun)

diversion, amusement, contentment, spice, bliss, entertainment, delectation, gladness, gratification, enjoyment, kick, joie de vivre, game, zest, satisfaction, ease, joy, recreation, relish, buzz, comfort, felicity, hobby.

desire (noun)

will.

enjoyment (noun)

ease, comfort, felicity, fulfillment.

feeling (noun)

pleasance.

pleasure (noun)

jollity, complaisance, ecstasy, gratification, gladness, brightness, gaiety, enthrallment, entertainment, contentment, joyfulness, joy, happiness, pleasance, cheer, Bonniness, relish, exhilaration, cheerfulness, agreeability, enjoyment, euphoria, sunniness, bliss, well-being, satisfaction, delight, rapture, amusement.

satisfaction (noun)

gratification.

state of mind (noun)

mood.

benefit (verb)

advantage.

Usage examples for pleasure:

  • I will take it with pleasure. - "What's Mine's Mine V1", George MacDonald.
  • But the Captain saw but little of our work, and little pleasure it gave him. - "Wanderers", Knut Hamsun.
  • If it is your pleasure, Mr. Rosewarne. - "Shining Ferry", Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch.

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