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Definitions for pleasurable
ˈplɛʒ ər ə bəlplea·sur·able

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. enjoyable, gratifying, pleasurableadjective

    affording satisfaction or pleasure

    "the company was enjoyable"; "found her praise gratifying"; "full of happiness and pleasurable excitement"; "good printing makes a book more pleasurable to read"

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  1. pleasurableadjective

    that gives pleasure

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pleasurableadjective

    capable of affording pleasure or satisfaction; gratifying; abounding in pleasantness or pleasantry

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pleasurable in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pleasurable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of pleasurable in a Sentence

  1. Wendy Walsh:

    From an evolutionary standpoint, it makes sense that women are wary of being touched by strangers, women have evolved mechanisms to be choosy about whom they mate with and to fear rape by a stranger. However, touch by friends is both relational -- women tend to befriend as a buffer against stress -- and pleasurable. Touch gives a nice boost of dopamine, the 'feel-good' hormone.

  2. Matt Welch:

    Strange things happen to men in their 40s, and this was my midlife crisis, i hadn't thought about baseball cards in 30 years. But then I bought one, then two, and it was so pleasurable I thought 'Oh hell, why not?'.

  3. Heywood Broun:

    The urge to gamble is so universal and its practice so pleasurable that I assume it must be evil.

  4. Tipper Gallagher:

    Oxytocin is released anytime you do something pleasurable.

  5. Barbara Ehrenreich:

    The one regret I have about my own abortions is that they cost money that might otherwise have been spent on something more pleasurable, like taking the kids to movies and theme parks.

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