Definition of jouissance in English:
Physical or intellectual pleasure, delight, or ecstasy.
- He looks just exploding with jouissance, wouldn't you say.
- And I had a stab of sheer jouissance because I knew what I was about to do.
- I see accessible, crowd-pleasing entertainment that is rich with meaning and jouissance.
French, from jouir 'enjoy'.
Definition of jouissance in:
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