A person who participates in the philosophy that ones life should be as comfortable as possible. Satanists are sort of irate hedonists. Contrary to popular belief, this does not necessarily always include orgys and drug fests (that is only when it gets really good).
  1. Pursuit of or devotion to pleasure, especially to the pleasures of the senses.
  2. Philosophy. The ethical doctrine holding that only what is pleasant or has pleasant consequences is intrinsically good.
  3. Psychology. The doctrine holding that behavior is motivated by the desire for pleasure and the avoidance of pain.
Holding these things to be true, a logical yet under emphasized fact about hedonists is that truly, they will not obsess to a point at which their life suffers. To unbalance the load, so to speak, would go against the doctrine. ex. To have many lovers at the expense of family/home life and or productivity which they also enjoy.

(for the nosebleed section: Hedonism = good)

Hed"on*ist (?), n.

One who believes in hedonism.


© Webster 1913

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