adverb see hedonic

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hedonically — adv. in a hedonic manner, in a pleasurable manner, with a devotion to living a life of pleasure …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hedonically — he·don·i·cal·ly …   English syllables

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  • hedonic — hedonically, adv. /hee don ik/, adj. 1. of, characterizing, or pertaining to pleasure: a hedonic thrill. 2. pertaining to hedonism or hedonics. [1650 60; Gk hedonikós pleasurable, equiv. to hedon(é) pleasure + ikos IC; akin to L suadere to advise …   Universalium

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  • hedonic — adjective Date: 1656 1. of, relating to, or characterized by pleasure 2. of, relating to, or characterized by hedonism • hedonically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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