Definition of pleasurable in English:

pleasurable

Syllabification: pleas·ur·a·ble
Pronunciation: /ˈpleZHərəbəl
 
/

adjective

Derivatives

pleasurableness

noun
More example sentences
  • To cancel out the pleasurableness, associate something very distasteful with the act.
  • And this knowledge of the pleasurableness of the fruit perceived is nothing but the knowledge of its acceptability.
  • This objection poses serious difficulties for this view, though perhaps least acutely for the claim that pleasurableness is a feature of experience that cannot be further specified.

pleasurably

adverb
More example sentences
  • And no one, except the activists getting pleasurably hysterical over margaritas and mango salsa, gives any credence to claims to the contrary.
  • On the side are pleasurably redundant waffle fries.
  • They could be at the zoo, or ice-skating at Somerset House, or pleasurably slumped with leftover chocolates in their cosy sitting-rooms.

Origin

late 16th century: from pleasure, on the pattern of comfortable.

More definitions of pleasurable

Definition of pleasurable in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day kerf
Pronunciation: kərf
noun
a slit made by cutting with a saw