hedonism

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First attested 1856: from Ancient Greek ἡδονή (hēdonḗ, pleasure) +‎ -ism.

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hedonism (usually uncountable, plural hedonisms)

  1. (ethics, uncountable) The belief that pleasure or happiness is the highest good in life. Some hedonists, such as the Epicureans, have insisted that pleasure of the entire mind, not just pleasure of the senses, is the highest good.
  2. (countable) A general devotion to the pursuit of pleasure.

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French hédonisme.

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hedonism n (uncountable)

  1. hedonism

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hedonism c

  1. hedonism (philosophically or more generally)

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Declension of hedonism 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative hedonism hedonismen
Genitive hedonisms hedonismens

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