Epicureanism Definition

ĕpĭ-kyo͝o-rēə-nĭzəm, -kyo͝orē-
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.
American Heritage
The philosophy of Epicurus or his school.
Webster's New World
Adherence to or practice of this philosophy.
Webster's New World
Devotion to a life of pleasure and luxury.
American Heritage
Webster's New World

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