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  • Lustprinzip
  • instant gratification
  • pleasure-unpleasure principle
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How to use pain-pleasure principle in a sentence

Many so-called "humming tones" are given for practice, but in accepting them observe whether the foregoing principle is obeyed.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
A flash of surprise and pleasure lit the fine eyes of the haughty beauty perched up there on the palace wall.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
He shrank, as from some one who inflicted pain as a child, unwittingly, to see what the effect would be.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Big Reginald took their lives at pool, and pocketed their half-crowns in an easy genial way, which almost made losing a pleasure.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
She stabbed him, noting the effect upon him with a detached interest that seemed indifferent to his pain.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
He saw with evident pleasure the outward and visible signs of the old earl's immense wealth.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
As Felipe approached, the old man's face beamed with pleasure, and he came forward totteringly, leaning on a staff in each hand.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
He used to walk through the park, and note with pleasure the care that his father bestowed on the gigantic property.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Each sentence came as if torn piecemeal from his unwilling tongue; short, jerky phrases, conceived in pain and delivered in agony.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
I laved his pain-twisted face with the cool water and let a few drops trickle into his open mouth.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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WORDS RELATED TO PAIN-PLEASURE PRINCIPLE

  • Lustprinzip
  • instant gratification
  • pain-pleasure principle
  • pleasure-unpleasure principle
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