pleasure-seeking

pleasure-seeking

adj
always looking for pleasure
n
the quality of always looking for pleasure
References in classic literature ?
It would be a mistake to suppose that the easy-going pleasure-seeking student carries an empty head.
The relations of the husband to his affectionate, satiric, pleasure-seeking wife, who knew so well all the eighteen theatres which then existed in Paris, are treated with much quiet humour.
You, for instance, have no profession, Charlie, and you devote your life to a systematic course of what is nothing more or less than pleasure-seeking.
Most of those who saw Fred riding out of Middlemarch in company with Bambridge and Horrock, on his way of course to Houndsley horse-fair, thought that young Vincy was pleasure-seeking as usual; and but for an unwonted consciousness of grave matters on hand, he himself would have had a sense of dissipation, and of doing what might be expected of a gay young fellow.
Her flush had died away almost to paleness; she had the timidity of a luxurious pleasure-seeking nature, which shrinks from the hint of pain.
Our English youth fritters away its time in idleness and pleasure-seeking.
Dickison leaning against the door-post with a melancholy pimpled face, looking as irrelevant to the daylight as a last night's guttered candle,--all this may not seem a very seductive form of temptation; but the majority of men in Basset found it fatally alluring when encountered on their road toward four o'clock on a wintry afternoon; and if any wife in Basset wished to indicate that her husband was not a pleasure-seeking man, she could hardly do it more emphatically than by saying that he didn't spend a shilling at Dickison's from one Whitsuntide to another.
The actions of very vain, heartless, pleasure-seeking people are very often improper (as are many of yours, my friend with the grave face and spotless reputation--but that is merely by the way); and what are those of a woman without faith--or love--or character?
Victoria wailed that her son's ``intimate acquaintance'' with a young married woman, highlighting his ``frivolous, selfish and pleasure-seeking life, would do more to increase the spirit of democracy than anything else''.
Scientists believe dopamine influences pleasure-seeking behaviors.
The drugs heighten the pleasure-seeking parts of your brain," the Daily Mail quoted Vicki as saying.