Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Supposing we were here for pleasure, what could be more pleasurable than this?

The greater the suffering the more pleasurable the excitement.

The long hours, concentration and study devoted to it are more pleasurable than painful to him.

I spent some days there as the guest of the club, and nowhere have I had a more pleasurable time.

The rondo form is by nature adapted to the expression of the lighter, more pleasurable emotions.

Of his two existences he preferred that which was spent in sleep, as more vivid, more varied, and more pleasurable.

Her lips were pouted into a half smile; the sex-opera had probably reached one of its more pleasurable moments.

Yes, solitary and unbeloved as I was there, I enjoyed a more pleasurable state of being than I do here.

This pleasure is all the more pleasurable because the matter is always presented in a thoroughly workmanlike form.

If he will rise to some fly in your book, few fishermen will deny that the fly is the more pleasurable weapon.