hedonistic
adjective see hedonism

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  • hedonistic — HEDONÍSTIC, Ă, hedonistici, ce, adj. Hedonist. – Din fr. hédonistique. Trimis de gall, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  hedonístic adj. m., pl. hedonístici; f. sg. hedonístică, pl. hedonístice …   Dicționar Român

  • Hedonistic — Hed o*nis tic, a. Same as {Hedonic}, 2. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hedonistic — 1866, from HEDONIST (Cf. hedonist) + IC (Cf. ic). The earlier adjectival form was hedonic (1650s), of or having to do with the Cyrenaic school of philosophy; by 1901 in psychology …   Etymology dictionary

  • hedonistic — [[t]hi͟ːdənɪ̱stɪk[/t]] ADJ GRADED Hedonistic means relating to hedonism. [FORMAL] ...the hedonistic pleasures of the South... The cookery course was serious and hedonistic at the same time …   English dictionary

  • hedonistic — hedonism ► NOUN 1) the pursuit of pleasure; sensual self indulgence. 2) Philosophy the theory that pleasure (in the sense of the satisfaction of desires) is the highest good and proper aim of human life. DERIVATIVES hedonist noun hedonistic… …   English terms dictionary

  • hedonistic — adjective devoted to pleasure a hedonic thrill lives of unending hedonistic delight epicurean pleasures • Syn: ↑hedonic, ↑epicurean • Similar to: ↑indulgent …   Useful english dictionary

  • hedonistic — See hedonist. * * * …   Universalium

  • hedonistic — adjective Devoted to pleasure; epicurean. See Also: hedonic, hedonism, hedonist, hedonistically …   Wiktionary

  • hedonistic — hedonism …   Philosophy dictionary

  • hedonistic — Synonyms and related words: Cyrenaic, Eleatic, Epicurean, Megarian, Stoic, animist, animistic, appetitive, atomistic, bent on pleasure, cosmotheistic, eclectic, empirical, epicurean, eudaemonic, eudaemonistic, existential, fun loving, hedonic,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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