pleasance

Definitions of pleasance
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n a pleasant and secluded part of a garden; usually attached to a mansion

Type of:
retreat
a place of privacy; a place affording peace and quiet

n a fundamental feeling that is hard to define but that people desire to experience

Synonyms:
pleasure
Antonyms:
pain, painfulness
emotional distress; a fundamental feeling that people try to avoid
Types:
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delectation, delight
a feeling of extreme pleasure or satisfaction
enjoyment
the pleasure felt when having a good time
pleasantness
the feeling caused by agreeable stimuli; one pole of a continuum of states of feeling
comfort
a feeling of freedom from worry or disappointment
sexual pleasure
pleasure derived from sexual activities
entrancement, ravishment
a feeling of delight at being filled with wonder and enchantment
amusement
a feeling of delight at being entertained
Schadenfreude
delight in another person's misfortune
joie de vivre
a keen enjoyment of living
gusto, relish, zest, zestfulness
vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment
afterglow
the pleasure of remembering some pleasant event
consolation, solace, solacement
the comfort you feel when consoled in times of disappointment
alleviation, assuagement, relief
the feeling that comes when something burdensome is removed or reduced
algolagnia, algophilia
sexual pleasure derived from inflicting or experiencing pain
sadism
sexual pleasure obtained by inflicting harm (physical or psychological) on others
masochism
sexual pleasure obtained from receiving punishment (physical or psychological)
Type of:
feeling
the experiencing of affective and emotional states

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