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- n. Enjoyment, delight, pleasure.
- n. The sexual connotation (i.e. orgasm) lacking in the English word "enjoyment", and therefore left untranslated in English editions of the works of the French psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Jollity; merriment.
From late Old French jouissance, from jouir ("to enjoy"). (Wiktionary)