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Definition of: hedonism

(hēdən·iz′əm) noun
1. The doctrine of certain Greek philosophers (Aristippus and the Cyrenaics) that pleasure, of whatever kind, is the only good.
2. In ethics, gross self–interest; self–indulgence.
3. A tendency to exaggerate and dwell upon pleasurable sensations.
—he′don·ist
noun
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don·is′tic adjective
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don·is′ti·cal·ly adverb

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