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It can develop from use of initially pleasurable, habit-forming drugs, such as nicotine and opioids.
This aesthetic principle of “unity-in-variety,” as coined by the psychologist Daniel Berlyne, satisfies our curiosity and desire for learning while also allowing the disparate elements to be efficiently processed in ways we deem pleasurable.
It’s a transportive and pleasurable experience that people seek to achieve, and that neuroscience is now seeking to understand.
Happiness tends to be the pleasurable feeling we get from having the sense that life is going well.
Seduce yourself, appropriate your own longing for a better, more pleasurable, more spectacular future.
I actually found it quite pleasurable, and it prepared me for this strange, gypsy lifestyle of an actor.
Not only were all of the new positions physically possible, they were also eminently pleasurable.
For more than decade, flying has been made irksome rather than pleasurable by an ever-increasing fortress culture at airports.
Disney World is in the business of producing pleasurable experiences.
Of course, pleasure is certainly more, well, pleasurable than pain.
I knew not that contention could be rendered so sweet and pleasurable a thing to the nerves as I then felt it.
No one spoke, but all watched her closely; and Rita was conscious of a growing, pleasurable excitement.
There 123 were too many skaters and sleighs on the ice down here to make iceboating either safe or pleasurable.
Or to speak more truly, the more pleasurable and splendid aspects of nature give me pain.
It would come, a pleasurable thing to look forward to, when other sales showed signs of exhaustion.
On this page you'll find 49 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pleasurable, such as: enjoyable, entertaining, gratifying, pleasing, satisfying, and sensual.
From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.