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English definition of “hedonism”

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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