enjoyable vs pleasurable what difference

what is difference between enjoyable and pleasurable

English

Etymology

enjoy +‎ -able

Pronunciation

  • (US) IPA(key): /ɛnˈdʒɔɪ.jə.bəl/

Adjective

enjoyable (comparative more enjoyable, superlative most enjoyable)

  1. Pleasant, capable of giving pleasure.
    That was an enjoyable day; I had a lot of fun.

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English

Etymology

From pleasure +‎ -able.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈplɛʒəɹəbəl/

Adjective

pleasurable (comparative more pleasurable, superlative most pleasurable)

  1. That gives pleasure
    The massage was a pleasurable experience.
    • c. 1620, Francis Bacon, letter of advice to Sir George Villiers
      Planting of orchards is very [] pleasurable.
    • 1723, Charles Walker, Memoirs of the Life of Sally Salisbury:
      At Rome every Pleasurable Female pays a Julio per Week to the Church []

Synonyms

  • (giving pleasure): nice, pleasant, pleasing

Derived terms

Related terms

  • pleasure
  • please

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