Synonyms of pleasure in English:

pleasure


See US English definition of pleasure

See UK English definition of pleasure

See Spanish definition of placer

noun

1‘she smiled with pleasure’

SYNONYMS
happiness, delight, joy, gladness, rapture, glee, satisfaction, gratification, fulfilment, contentment, contentedness, enjoyment, amusement
humorous delectation

2‘watercolour painting is one of his greatest pleasures’

SYNONYMS
joy, delight, source of pleasure, enjoyment, amusement, diversion, recreation, pastime, divertissement
treat, thrill

3‘he doesn't believe in mixing business and pleasure’

SYNONYMS
enjoyment, fun, entertainment, amusement, diversion, recreation, leisure, relaxation
informal jollies
British informal beer and skittles

4‘they were indolent and addicted to a life of pleasure’

SYNONYMS
sensual gratification, hedonism, indulgence, self-indulgence, self-gratification, lack of self-restraint, lotus-eating
rare sybaritism

5‘what's your pleasure?’

SYNONYMS
wish, desire, preference, will, inclination, choice, option

Phrases

    with pleasure

    ‘‘Would you mind telling me the way to the station?’ ‘With pleasure.’’


    SYNONYMS
    gladly, willingly, happily, readily, cheerfully, by all means, of course
    archaic fain
    ANTONYMS

    displeasure, sorrow, pain

    take pleasure in

    ‘even the youngest children take pleasure in music’


    SYNONYMS
    enjoy, delight in, love, like, adore, be entertained by, be amused by, be pleased by, appreciate, relish, savour, revel in, glory in
    informal get a kick out of, get a thrill out of