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  • adj. That gives pleasure; delightful, pleasurable.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Affording pleasure.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pleasant; agreeable.


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  • It was the most pleasureful, noisy and fun such tango event that we had ever seen, much less organized.

    Terence Clarke: Remembering John Buchanan

  • Nonetheless, for anxious travelers who would rather be safe than sorry, many airports now offer a bevy of pleasureful amenities that can quickly pass hours of waiting.

    Dane Steele Green: How Much Time Do You Really Need Before Your Flight?

  • After another happy meeting, and sweet-month of communion, and an other painful, yet resigned and dutiful separation, I find myself seated at this window of my study to perform again that most pleasureful task, and delightful duty, of corresponding with thee.

    from Young John Allen to Mollie Houston,August 21, 1856

  • Sorry, but after 42 years of pleasureful puffing, I have to politely and totally disagree with you.

    Phelps and Obama-- leading the way Towards legalizing Marijuana.

  • The pleasureful rush of emotion we experience at the beauty of a sunset touches that link.


  • In play, we enacted a potent mixture of domination, pleasureful naughtiness, and our worst fears about strange men, kidnapping, and assault.

    The Barbie Chronicles

  • As simple and as pleasureful as it was those thousands of years ago on that beautiful planet so far away.

    Who Mourns For Adonais?

  • Tessie of six months ago; Tessie the impudent, the life-loving, the pleasureful.

    Half Portions

  • Their domestic existence might have been peaceful and pleasureful were it not for the daily altercations between husband and wife.

    The Quest

  • It is a strange life to lead in this pleasureful world; and if when it is over I were condemned to live again, coming like Er the Armenian to that meadow where the lots are thrown down for each to choose his own, I am already decided what character I should elect to play.

    Apologia Diffidentis


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