Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a pleasurable manner; with pleasure; with gratification of the senses or the mind.

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  • adverb In a pleasurable manner.

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  • adverb in a very pleasurable manner

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Examples

  • Just thinking about need made my body pulse pleasurably, reminding me that I needed him as much as he needed me.

    My Fair Succubi

  • All the articles begin and end on the same page, and the whole magazine is a pleasurably manageable forty pages.

    Left Neglected

  • All the articles begin and end on the same page, and the whole magazine is a pleasurably manageable forty pages.

    Left Neglected

  • She noted, and pleasurably, the faintly foreign accent of the "Beg pardon" with which the furred woman prefaced her immediate appropriation of Floyd Vanderlip; and she courteously bowed her permission for them to draw a little apart.

    Jack London Play:The Scorn of Women

  • Just thinking about need made my body pulse pleasurably, reminding me that I needed him as much as he needed me.

    My Fair Succubi

  • Chapel Club Surfacing The debut single by the London "dark-rock" ugh band has been around for more than a year, but hearing it on the radio while driving home at midnight recently made me consider it in a pleasurably sinister new light.

    F&M playlist

  • Of all the major season finales last week, The Good Wife's was the one I was looking the most forward to and it's the one still knocking about in my head most pleasurably.

    Ask Matt: Finale Fever, Cougar Town, The Killing, Cancellation Fallout and More!

  • In his book Flow, the psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi describes the state of being so fully and pleasurably absorbed in an activity that time seems to disappear or warp.

    Time management | Putting it into practice

  • Just thinking about need made my body pulse pleasurably, reminding me that I needed him as much as he needed me.

    My Fair Succubi

  • As I accompanied her, my eyes dwelling pleasurably on that vital gait of hers as she preceded me, I could not help reflecting that, coming down on the tug from Baltimore, she had promised not to bother me nor require to be entertained.

    CHAPTER XV

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