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pleasureless

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

pleasure +‎ -less

AdjectiveEdit

pleasureless (not comparable)

  1. Without pleasure.
    • 1882, Robert Louis Stevenson, Familiar Studies of Men and Books
      He is the declared enemy of all living by reflex action, of all that is done betwixt sleep and waking, of all the pleasureless pleasurings and imaginary duties in which we coin away our hearts and fritter invaluable years.