pleasurable

[ plezh-er-uh-buh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF pleasurable

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He experienced a feeling of pleasurable excitement and anticipation.

The absence of Anthony was a relief and his visits were pleasurable.

Whence it would seem that the contemplative life is not pleasurable.

And the burdensome one is toilsome, while the delightsome one is pleasurable.

But Manuel was too wily to yield to a temptation merely because it was pleasurable.

It was anything but the pleasurable excitement to which he was accustomed.

The dreamy, pleasurable days at the Villa Ariadne were no more.

Jim took his place with a pleasurable feeling of excitement and interest.

In what pleasurable mystery would we live were it not for maps!

In an intense and pleasurable abstraction he finished the cookies and the milk.

WORD ORIGIN

1570s, from pleasure (n.) + -able. Related: Pleasurability; pleasurably. For sense, cf. comfortable.

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