Definition of hedonist in English:

hedonist

Syllabification: he·don·ist
Pronunciation: /ˈhēdnist
 
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noun

A person who believes that the pursuit of pleasure is the most important thing in life; a pleasure-seeker: she was living the life of a committed hedonist
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  • We are a people who in equal parts are adventurers, skilled craftspeople, hedonists, sensualists, survivalists, and environmentalists.
  • A libertine is a hedonist, a devotee of personal pleasure, whereas a libertarian is one who defends the libertine and his lifestyle against the heavy hand of government.
  • With the political forecast comparatively sunny recently, things are visibly on the up - the grand old city centre cleaned out and dressed up to receive the growing surge of investors, visitors and weekending hedonists.
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