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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"


  1. pleasurableadjective

    that gives pleasure

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Pleasurableadjective

    Delightful; full of pleasure.

    Etymology: from pleasure.

    Planting of orchards is very profitable, as well as pleasurable. Francis Bacon.

    It affords a pleasurable habitation in every part, and that is the line ecliptick. Thomas Browne, Vulgar Errours.

    There are, that the compounded fluid drain
    From different mixtures: so the blended streams,
    Each mutually correcting each, create
    A pleasurable medley. Philips.

    Our ill-judging thought
    Hardly enjoys the pleasurable taste. Matthew Prior.


  1. pleasurable

    Pleasurable refers to anything that brings satisfaction, happiness, delight, or enjoyment. It describes a sensation, experience, or activity that creates a positive feeling or a sense of gratification.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pleasurableadjective

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

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  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. Karolina Rzadkowolska:

    Alcohol tricks our brain into thinking it's highly pleasurable, but there's a whole world of passions and new activities you could discover when you start exploring new ways of having fun, it's perfectly okay to socialize or decompress with a drink, just change the drink. There are thousands of options these days.

  2. Anne Milasincic Andrews:

    Switching your focus to any kind of other activity, be it visual or another stimulatory activity that you find pleasurable, will be enough to improve alertness.

  3. Michael Roeske:

    There's a derogatory connotation that comes with the word selfish, as if somebody is making this decision typically for a pleasurable reason, maybe nearsighted is a better way of saying that their focus becomes really limited down to what's immediately in front of them. And they're not able to see the larger context of the history of their life, the relationships and the dimensionality of things.

  4. Sarah Church:

    So, [that means] adding more positive, fun activities to their lives that sort of crowd out the amount that they’re drinking and increasing pleasurable activities.

  5. Mickey Mehta:

    Don't make sacrifices in life, instead turn them into offerings of love. Sacrifice is painful and offerings are pleasurable, just change your perspective, feelings, motive and not your action. Your offerings will sky -rise, this world will be nurtured to MickeyMize.

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