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Feelings of pleasure and excitement - synonyms or related words

pleasure

noun

a feeling of happiness, enjoyment, or satisfaction

excitement

noun

the feeling of being excited

enthusiasm

noun

the feeling of being very interested in something or excited by it

delight

noun

a feeling of great happiness and pleasure

anticipation

noun

a feeling of excitement about something enjoyable that is going to happen soon

ecstasy

noun

a feeling of great happiness and pleasure, often sexual pleasure

kick

noun

informal

a feeling of excitement or pleasure

fever pitch

noun

a state of great excitement

wonder

noun

mainly literary

a feeling of surprise, admiration, or pleasure that you get, for example when you have seen something very unusual or beautiful

joie de vivre

noun

a feeling of pleasure and excitement that comes from enjoying life

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a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck

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