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adjective as in sybaritic


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Where does the quest for beauty and hedonistic impulses begin and end?

You meet him and he's in a stage of complete and total hedonistic selfishness.

Hedonistic distractions have existed from Caligula and Nero to Andreotti and Berlusconi.

To seize the day could be construed as a stoic, moral or hedonistic call, though not usually a sentimental one.

But the mundane reality is most likely much less hedonistic than that.

We must allow again for the intermingling of moral with purely hedonistic preferences in the estimate of common sense.

I owe the suggestion of this mode of interpreting the hedonistic calculus of utilitarianism to Dr. Wesley Mitchell.

Spencer is involved in effect in most of the confusions and contradictions of hedonistic psychology.

A ward with a comfortable bed seemed to me quite safe enough, and I spent the night with three equally hedonistic companions.

Not that the pursuit of pleasure or the avoidance of pain can be the unbroken motive-force even of the most hedonistic among us.

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On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hedonistic, such as: decadent, effete, epicurean, greedy, hedonic, and miserly.

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