Synonyms of pleasure in English:



  • 1 she smiled with pleasure
    happiness, delight, joy, gladness, glee, satisfaction, gratification, contentment, enjoyment, amusement
  • 2 his greatest pleasures in life
    joy, amusement, diversion, recreation, pastime;
    treat, thrill
  • 3 don't mix business and pleasure
    informal jollies
  • 4 a life of pleasure
    hedonism, indulgence, self-indulgence, self-gratification, lotus-eating
  • 5 what's your pleasure?
    wish, desire, preference, will, inclination, choice
  • Phrases

    take pleasure in

    we're still healthy enough to take pleasure in our retirement years
    enjoy, delight in, love, like, adore, appreciate, relish, savor, revel in, glory in
    informal get a kick out of, get a thrill out of

    with pleasure

    certainly I can give you a ride, with pleasure
    gladly, willingly, happily, readily;
    by all means, of course
    archaic fain

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