Carolyn’s Word of the Day: Hedonistic, Day 5

Thursday, March 9, 2017

(hĕd’ n · is’ tik)

Definition: relating to the pursuit of pleasure and/or self-indulgence

Example: “Finding enough energy to maintain that state of love certainly helps the world, but it most directly helps us. It is the most hedonistic thing we can do.”   James Redfield

Synonyms: decadent, luxurious, indulgent, self-indulgent

Antonyms: self-sacrificing, prudish, self-denying

The Celestine Prophecy, Warner Books, Time Warner Book Company, Copyright © 1993 by James Redfield, page 116,