What does pleasance mean?

Definitions for pleasance
ˈplɛz ənspleas·ance

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pleasancenoun

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

  2. pleasure, pleasancenoun

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

    "he was tingling with pleasure"


  1. pleasancenoun

    A pleasure ground laid out with shady walks, trees and shrubs, statuary, and ornamental water; a secluded part of a garden.

    The pleasances of old Elizabethan houses. uE000319044uE001 Ruskin.

  2. pleasancenoun


  3. Etymology: plaisance.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Pleasancenoun

    Gaiety; pleasantry; merriment.

    Etymology: plaisance, Fr.

    The lovely pleasance and the lofty pride
    Cannot expressed be by any art. Edmund Spenser.

    Her words she drowned with laughing vain,
    And wanting grace in utt’ring of the same,
    That turned all her pleasance to a scoffing game. F. Queen.

    Oh that men should put an enemy into their mouths, to steal away their brains! that we should with joy, pleasance, revel and applause transform ourselves into beasts. William Shakespeare.


  1. pleasance

    Pleasance is a term used to describe a state or feeling of being pleased, satisfied, or joyful. It can also refer to a place where one can relax and have fun, such as a park or garden.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pleasancenoun

    pleasure; merriment; gayety; delight; kindness

  2. Pleasancenoun

    a secluded part of a garden

  3. Etymology: [F. plaisance. See Please.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pleasance in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pleasance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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