Example sentences for: pleasurable

How can you use “pleasurable” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • An etymological analogy is useful here: nostalgia really means the ache or pain of return, but most people think of nostalgia as pleasurable recollection.

  • 2) It's the first decent movie of the summer not aimed at teens, a "highly pleasurable popcorn movie for adults" (Susan Wloszczyna, USA Today ). 3) Its extravagance is fun (the story centers on a billionaire who steals art for kicks).

  • Onomatopoeia has a long, honorable, and pleasurable history—from Aristophanes' brek-ke-kex ko-ax ko-ax to Kermit's ribbet, ribbet —from majestic lines in ancient epic poetry to simple, homey words like plop, splash , and murmur . In every language and time, the sound and look of some words have given clues to their meaning: their sound has suggested their sense.

  • While it is the function of metaphor to conceal the unmentionables, it is likewise the pleasurable business of etymology to expose them.

  • The path to enlightenment can indeed be surprisingly pleasurable.

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