Pleasurableness
Pleasurable Pleas"ur*a*ble, a. Capable of affording pleasure or satisfaction; gratifying; abounding in pleasantness or pleasantry. [1913 Webster]

Planting of orchards is very . . . pleasurable. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

O, sir, you are very pleasurable. --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] -- {Pleas"ur*a*ble*ness}, n. -- {Pleas"ur*a*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster]


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  • Pleasurableness — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Capability of giving pleasure PARAG:Pleasurableness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 pleasurableness pleasurableness pleasantness agreeableness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 pleasure giving pleasure giving jucundity delectability Sgm: N 1… …   English dictionary for students

  • pleasurableness — noun see pleasurable …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pleasurableness — See pleasurability. * * * …   Universalium

  • pleasurableness — noun The characteristic of being pleasurable …   Wiktionary

  • pleasurableness — plea·sur·able·ness …   English syllables

  • pleasurableness — noun ( es) : pleasurability …   Useful english dictionary

  • pleasurable — pleasurableness, n. pleasurably, adv. /plezh euhr euh beuhl/, adj. such as to give pleasure; enjoyable; agreeable; pleasant: a pleasurable experience. [1570 80; PLEASURE + ABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • Beauty — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Beauty >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 beauty beauty the beautiful =></<gr/to kalon/gr >/> le beau ideal =>(Science of the perception of beauty) GRP: N Science of the perception of beauty Sgm: N Science… …   English dictionary for students

  • pleasurable — adjective Date: 1557 pleasant, gratifying • pleasurability noun • pleasurableness noun • pleasurably adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Human Acts — • St. Thomas and the scholastics in general regard only the free and deliberate acts of the will as human Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Human Acts     Human Acts      …   Catholic encyclopedia

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