Adjective "hedonistic" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˌhɛdəˈnɪstɪk//ˌhiːdəˈnɪstɪk/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Engaged in the pursuit of pleasure; sensually self-indulgent.
  1. 'The sinful, hedonistic realm of pop music may seem a million miles away from the austere, forbidding world of Christian fundamentalism.'
  2. 'I got to the door, got the cursory glance up and down, and was admitted to the hedonistic multi-level entertainment palace that is the Shed.'
  3. 'He will lead a hedonistic life of unrestricted sense enjoyment, lording over everything and everyone.'

Definitions

1. a person whose life is devoted to the pursuit of pleasure and self-gratification. adjective

2. Also, hedonistic. of, relating to, or characteristic of a hedonist or hedonism.

More examples(as adjective)

"societies can be hedonistic."

"utilitarianisms can be hedonistic."

"philosophies can be hedonistic."

"neurons can be hedonistic."

"lifestyles can be hedonistic."

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Origin

(hedonist)