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Meaning of PLEASANCE

Pronunciation:  'plezuns

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a fundamental feeling that is hard to define but that people desire to experience; "he was tingling with pleasure"
  2. [n]  a pleasant and secluded part of a garden; usually attached to a mansion

PLEASANCE is a 9 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: pleasure
 Antonyms: pain, painfulness
 See Also: comfort, delectation, delight, enjoyment, feeling, pleasantness, retreat, sexual pleasure



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Pleas"ance\, n. [F. plaisance. See {Please}.]
1. Pleasure; merriment; gayety; delight; kindness. [Archaic]
   --Shak. ``Full great pleasance.'' --Chaucer. ``A realm of
   pleasance.'' --Tennyson.

2. A secluded part of a garden. [Archaic]

         The pleasances of old Elizabethan houses. --Ruskin.

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