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English definition of “hedonism”

hedonism

noun [U] uk   /ˈhed.ən.ɪ.zəm/ us  
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
noun [C] uk   /-ɪst/ us  
People who enjoy pleasure
hedonistic
adjective uk   /ˌhed.ənˈɪs.tɪk/ us  
Taking pleasure in something
(Definition of hedonism from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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