hedon

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From hedonism.

Noun[edit]

hedon (plural hedons)

  1. (economics) A unit of pleasure used to theoretically weigh people's happiness.
    • 1986, Rosemarie Tong, Ethics in policy analysis, →ISBN:
      Supposedly, utilitarians are able to add and subtract hedons (units of pleasure) and dolors (units of pain) without any signs of cognitive or affective distress []

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Clipping of hedonisme.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /he.don/
  • Hyphenation: he‧don

Adjective[edit]

hedon

  1. (slang) hedonistic