Definition of hedonistic in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌhēdnˈistik/
Pronunciation: /ˌhedəˈnistik/


Engaged in the pursuit of pleasure; sensually self-indulgent: a hedonistic existence of drink, drugs, and parties
More example sentences
  • Yet they help put the hedonistic excesses of the decade into proper perspective.
  • He will lead a hedonistic life of unrestricted sense enjoyment, lording over everything and everyone.
  • And if you get tired of all that festival stuff, we bring you a guide to Edinburgh that will point you in the direction of more hedonistic pursuits.
unrestrained, intemperate, immoderate, extravagant, decadent



Pronunciation: /ˌhēdnˈistik(ə)lē/
Example sentences
  • But the underlying issue here is about a woman who once allegedly described herself as a ‘virgin politician’, etching out characters who fall passionately and hedonistically in love.
  • The best part was undoubtedly the sirloin steak with fresh grated horseradish and parsley butter; pink, juicy, hedonistically tender, with an intoxicating scent and flavour.
  • It you like wines that hedonistically suggest chocolate and vanilla flavors, you'll love this thick, satisfying wine.

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Syllabification: he·don·is·tic

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