- the philosophy of Epicurus or his school
- adherence to or practice of this philosophy
See Epicureanism in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- A philosophy advanced by Epicurus that considered happiness, or the avoidance of pain and emotional disturbance, to be the highest good and that advocated the pursuit of pleasures that can be enjoyed in moderation.
- also epicureanism Devotion to a life of pleasure and luxury.
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