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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

One who seeks pleasure as a main goal in life.

Usage examples (37)
  • My mother . . . sank as a hedonist into novels. She read Dickens in the spirit in which she would have eloped with him.
  • The body of a hedonist is the coffin of a dead soul and there's no soul more dead than one which died young.
  • Longworth, a self-proclaimed "hedonist," used to say.
  • He is perhaps the only perfectly frank and unmitigated "hedonist" which European literature at this hour offers. for more
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