Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine

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]

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.

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2. sensualism, libertinism, debauchery, dissipation, carousal.

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

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

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