from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Without pleasure.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Devoid of pleasure.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Devoid of pleasure; without enjoyment or satisfaction.
Some may value life itself, however pointless and pleasureless it is, but others do not.
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For those that think plant-heavy diets are inherently pleasureless, you really just have to get creative.
And of course that grim-faced pleasureless monster Calvin.
The result might have been boring to the point of nothingness were it not for the exhilarating lightness and unexpected warmth Sejima and Nishizawa bring to minimalism, which can be harsh and pleasureless.
Anni opened her bleary eyes and cringed automatically from the blow she was programmed to crave, with a pleasureless itch.
Aristotle rejected Plato's assimilation of enjoying sights, sounds, smells, and intellectual activity to the satisfaction of homeostasis-serving appetites and also his view of the highest, divine life as one of pleasureless cognition.
Wonderful industry — strange, fruitless, pleasureless toil?
More empty, pleasureless years, punctuated by a few hours of fame, which would only bring him to the attentions of people who were just like him, who had ambitions of their own, and hoped to maneuver him to get something.
Her pleasureless youth flitted by; her ripe cheeks and bosom withered away unkissed and became covered with premature wrinkles.
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