hedonic

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adjective he·don·ic \hi-ˈdä-nik\

Definition of hedonic

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or characterized by pleasure

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or characterized by hedonism

hedonically

play \hi-ˈdä-ni-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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hedonic

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adjective he·don·ic \hi-ˈdän-ik\

Medical Definition of hedonic

  1. 1:  of, relating to, or characterized by pleasure

  2. 2:  of, relating to, or characteristic of hedonism or hedonists

hedonically

\-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb

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