?

Log in

No account? Create an account

Previous Entry | Next Entry

Word of the Day 06/13/17 Hedonism

And now for today's late posting. I swear I'll be on time the rest of the week! lol



Hedonism (noun)
hedonism [heed-n-iz-uh m]


noun
1. the doctrine that pleasure or happiness is the highest good.
2. devotion to pleasure as a way of life: The later Roman emperors were notorious for their hedonism.

Synonyms
See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
2. sensualism, libertinism, debauchery, dissipation, carousal.

Antonyms
2. puritanism, asceticism, abstemiousness, self-denial.

Origin: 1855-60; < Greek hēdon(ḗ) pleasure + -ism

Now YOU come up with a sentence (or fic? or graphic?) that best illustrates the word.

Profile

Little comm. that could
1_million_words
One Million Words

Tags

Latest Month

November 2017
S M T W T F S
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930  
Powered by LiveJournal.com
Designed by Tiffany Chow