A hedonistic person is committed to seeking sensual pleasure — the type of guy you might find in a massage parlor or at an all-you-can-eat buffet.

This term — along with the related words hedonist and hedonistic — is derived from the Greek word hedone, "pleasure." The Cyreniacs taught that physical gratification is superior to the mental satisfaction offered by anticipation and remembrance. That's why hedonistic folks revel in pleasure, and demand it in the present tense.

Definitions of hedonistic
  1. adjective
    devoted to pleasure
    “lives of unending hedonistic delight”
    synonyms: epicurean, hedonic
    characterized by or given to yielding to the wishes of someone
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