See also happiness; recreation
a mania for pleasing delusions.
the cultivation of a refined taste, as in food, art, music, etc.; connoisseurship.
a devotion or adaptation to luxurious tastes, especially in drinking and eating, or to indulgence in sensual pleasures. —epicure, n.
—epicurean, n., adj.
the characteristics of a pleasure trip. —excursionist, n.
the doctrine that pleasure or happiness is the highest good. See also epicurism
a devotion to pleasure as a way of life. —hedonist, n.
the study of human pleasure. Also called hedonics
a mania for pleasure.
a person devoted to worldly pleasure; hedonist or sybarite.
a form of conduct conforming to the precepts of the Stoics, especially as characterized by indifference to pain and pleasure. —stoic, n., adj.
devotion to sensual pleasures. —sybarite, n.