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Pleasure vs. Hobby

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Pleasurenoun

(uncountable) A state of being pleased.

‘He remembered with pleasure his home and family.’; ‘I get a lot of pleasure from watching others work hard while I relax.’;

Hobbynoun

An activity that one enjoys doing in one's spare time.

‘I like to collect stamps from different countries as a hobby.’;

Pleasurenoun

(countable) A person, thing or action that causes enjoyment.

‘It was a pleasure to meet you.’; ‘Having a good night's sleep is one of life's little pleasures.’;

Hobbynoun

(horses) An extinct breed of horse native to the British Isles, also known as the Irish Hobby

Pleasurenoun

(uncountable) One's preference.

‘What is your pleasure: coffee or tea?’;

Hobbynoun

Any of four species of small falcons in the genus Falco, especially Falco subbuteo.

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Pleasurenoun

The will or desire of someone or some agency in power.

‘to hold an office at pleasure: to hold it indefinitely until it is revoked’; ‘at Congress's pleasure: whenever or as long as Congress desires’;

Hobbynoun

A small, strong-winged European falcon (Falco subbuteo), formerly trained for hawking.

Pleasureinterjection

pleased to meet you

Hobbynoun

A strong, active horse, of a middle size, said to have been originally from Ireland; an ambling nag.

Pleasureverb

(transitive) To give or afford pleasure to; to please; to gratify.

Hobbynoun

A stick, often with the head or figure of a horse, on which boys make believe to ride.

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Pleasureverb

(transitive) To give sexual pleasure to.

‘Johnny pleasured Jackie orally last night.’;

Hobbynoun

A subject or plan upon which one is constantly setting off; a favorite and ever-recurring theme of discourse, thought, or effort; that which occupies one's attention unduly, or to the weariness of others; a ruling passion.

‘Not one of them has any hobbyhorse, to use the phrase of Sterne.’;

Pleasureverb

To take pleasure; to seek or pursue pleasure.

‘to go pleasuring’;

Hobbynoun

an auxiliary activity

Pleasurenoun

The gratification of the senses or of the mind; agreeable sensations or emotions; the excitement, relish, or happiness produced by the expectation or the enjoyment of something good, delightful, or satisfying; - opposed to pain, sorrow, etc.

‘At thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore.’;

Hobbynoun

a child's plaything consisting of an imitation horse mounted on rockers; the child straddles it and pretends to ride

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Pleasurenoun

Amusement; sport; diversion; self-indulgence; frivolous or dissipating enjoyment; hence, sensual gratification; - opposed to labor, service, duty, self-denial, etc.

‘He that loveth pleasure shall be a poor man.’; ‘Lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God.’;

Hobbynoun

small Old World falcon formerly trained and flown at small birds

Pleasurenoun

What the will dictates or prefers as gratifying or satisfying; hence, will; choice; wish; purpose.

‘Use your pleasure; if your love do not presuade you to come, let not my letter.’;

Hobbynoun

an activity done regularly in one's leisure time for pleasure

‘her hobbies are reading and gardening’;

Pleasurenoun

That which pleases; a favor; a gratification.

‘Festus, willing to do the Jews a pleasure’;

Hobbynoun

a small horse or pony.

Pleasureverb

To give or afford pleasure to; to please; to gratify.

‘[Rolled] his hoop to pleasure Edith.’;

Hobbynoun

an early type of bicycle without pedals, propelled by pushing the feet against the ground.

Pleasureverb

To take pleasure; to seek pursue pleasure; as, to go pleasuring.

Hobbynoun

a migratory Old World falcon with long, narrow wings, catching dragonflies and birds on the wing.

Pleasurenoun

a fundamental feeling that is hard to define but that people desire to experience;

‘he was tingling with pleasure’;

Hobby

A hobby is considered to be a regular activity that is done for enjoyment, typically during one's leisure time. Hobbies include collecting themed items and objects, engaging in creative and artistic pursuits, playing sports, or pursuing other amusements.

Pleasurenoun

something or someone that provides pleasure; a source of happiness;

‘a joy to behold’; ‘the pleasure of his company’; ‘the new car is a delight’;

Pleasurenoun

a formal expression;

‘he serves at the pleasure of the President’;

Pleasurenoun

an activity that affords enjoyment;

‘he puts duty before pleasure’;

Pleasurenoun

sexual gratification;

‘he took his pleasure of her’;

Pleasurenoun

a feeling of happy satisfaction and enjoyment

‘she smiled with pleasure at being praised’;

Pleasurenoun

enjoyment and entertainment, as opposed to necessity

‘she had not travelled for pleasure for a long time’;

Pleasurenoun

an event or activity from which one derives enjoyment

‘the car makes driving in the city a pleasure’;

Pleasurenoun

sensual gratification

‘the touch of his fingers gave her such pleasure’;

Pleasureadjective

used or intended for entertainment rather than business

‘pleasure boats’;

Pleasureverb

give sexual enjoyment or satisfaction to

‘tell me what will pleasure you’;

Pleasureverb

derive enjoyment from

‘risky verbal exchanges that the pair might pleasure in’;

Pleasure

Pleasure refers to experience that feels good, that involves the enjoyment of something. It contrasts with pain or suffering, which are forms of feeling bad.

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