Words Relating to the Sentient and Moral Powers

Section II.—Personal Affections1

1°. Passive Affections
  1. Pleasure (Substantives), gratification, enjoyment, fruition, relish, zest, gusto.
  2. Well-being, satisfaction, content 831, comfort, sans souci, bed of roses, bed of down, velvet.

    Joy, gladness, delight, glee, cheer, sunshine.

    Physical pleasure, see 377.

    Treat, regale, feast, délice, luxury, voluptuousness, clover.

    Happiness, felicity, bliss, beatitude, beatification, enchantment, transport, rapture, ravishment, ecstasy, heaven, summum bonum, paradise, Eden, Arcadia, nirvana, elysium, empyrean 981.

    Honeymoon, palmy days, halcyon days, golden age, Saturnia regna.

    (Verbs). To be pleased, etc., to feel, receive, or derive pleasure, etc.; to take pleasure or delight in; to delight in, rejoice in, relish, like, enjoy, take in good part.

    To indulge in, treat oneself, solace oneself, revel, riot, luxuriate in, gloat over; to be on velvet, in clover, in heaven, etc.; to enjoy oneself; to congratulate oneself, hug oneself.

    (Phrases). To slake the appetite; to bask in the sunshine; to tread on enchanted ground; to have a good time.

    (Adjectives). Pleased, enjoying, relishing, liking, gratified, glad, gladdened, rejoiced, delighted, charmed.

    Cheered, enlivened, flattered, tickled, indulged, regaled, treated, etc.

    Comfortable, at ease, easy, cosy, satisfied, content 831, luxurious, on velvet, in clover, on a bed of roses, sans souci, unalloyed, without alloy.

    Happy, blest, blessed, blissful, overjoyed, enchanted, captivated, fascinated, transported, raptured, rapt, enraptured, in raptures, in ecstasies, in a transport, beatified, in heaven, in the seventh heaven, in paradise, etc.

    (Phrases). With a joyful face; with sparkling eyes; happy as a king; pleased as Punch; in the lap of luxury; happy as the day is long; ter quaterque beatus.

    (Adverb). Happily, etc.

  3. Pain (Substantives), suffering; physical pain, see 378.
  4. Displeasure, dissatisfaction, discontent, discomfort, malaise.

    Uneasiness, disquiet, inquietude, weariness, dejection, see 837.

    Annoyance, irritation, plague, bore, bother, botheration, worry, stew.

    Care, anxiety, mortification, vexation, chagrin, trouble, trial, solicitude, cark, dole, dule, fret.

    Grief, sorrow, distress, affliction, woe, bitterness, heartache, a heavy heart, a bleeding heart, a broken heart, heavy affliction, etc.

    Unhappiness, infelicity, misery, wretchedness, desolation.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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