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English definition of “hedonism”


noun [U]     /ˈhed.ən.ɪ.zəm/
living and behaving in ways that mean you get as much pleasure out of life as possible , according to the belief that the most important thing in life is to enjoy yourselfTaking pleasure in something hedonist     /-ɪst/ noun [C] People who enjoy pleasure hedonistic     /ˌhed.ənˈɪs.tɪk/ adjective Taking pleasure in something
(Definition of hedonism noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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