Definition of pleasure-seeking in English:

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Seeking amusement or enjoyment: a selfish, pleasure-seeking young man
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  • He has the kindest of hearts but he's also aimless, dumb and pleasure-seeking.
  • What was always good about the Left in the '60s was that it was for the pleasure-seeking side.
  • Large crowds of buyers, sellers and pleasure-seeking spectators attended the fayre.


[mass noun]
The action or practice of seeking amusement or enjoyment: it was the Gilded Age—a time of lavish parties and tireless pleasure-seeking
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  • They're concerned about their comfort, their generation's comfort, their pleasure-seeking, not humanity in general.
  • The "social mudslide" refers to the nation's obsession with lotteries, which Lu said make people prefer pleasure-seeking over hard work.
  • For all the mindless pleasure-seeking, there are augurs of impending doom.

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