Etymology
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pleasance (n.)

mid-14c., plesaunce, "the gratification or propitiation of God or some other deity;" late 14c., "satisfaction, enjoyment, delight; moral, spiritual, or intellectual satisfaction," from Old French plaisance "pleasure, delight, enjoyment," from plaisant "pleasant, pleasing, agreeable" (see pleasant).

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Definitions of pleasance

pleasance (n.)
a pleasant and secluded part of a garden; usually attached to a mansion;
pleasance (n.)
a fundamental feeling that is hard to define but that people desire to experience;
Synonyms: pleasure
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