hedonist hedonist

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone motivated by desires for sensual pleasures

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. If you ask me, vampires are hedonist bloodsuckers.
  2. When letters were exchanged, the unsuspecting hedonist might include a nude photograph or twowhereupon the police arrived and arrested him.
  3. Juliette, the saucy French hedonist, has become Robin Shay, an aspiring American musician.

News

  • Playing a shameless ex-con, Jon Voight has the year’s best role on ‘Ray Donovan’

    While the title character on Showtime’s hit series “Ray Donovan” struggles with how to be a man of conscience, his father — ex-con Mickey, a hedonist gangster — shows how uncomplicated life can be when scruples aren’t part of the equation. “They both have a resourcefulness, but Mickey lacks a...
    on July 21, 2013     Source: New York Post

Quotes

  1. "It is based simply on the premise of selfish hedonism," Keyes said of homosexuality. "So Mary Cheney is a selfish hedonist, is that it?"
    on Sep 1, 2004 By: Alan Keyes Source: NBC5.com

  2. "Baptized an Episcopalian, raised an agnostic, in turns a Unitarian, a hedonist, a stoic, a Communist, a self-made mystic, and an eclectic grabber after truth, I had at last come home," wrote William Lindsay Gresham after his reconversion to the...
    on Mar 26, 2010 By: William Lindsay Gresham Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "I am a Hedonist;" De Quincey wrote, "and, if you must know why I take opium, that's the reason why."
    on Jan 22, 2010 By: Thomas de Quincey Source: Irish Times

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