Meaning of Epicureanism
Pronunciation: (ep"i-kyoo-rē'u-niz"um, -kyoor'ē-), [key]
- the philosophical system or doctrine of Epicurus, holding that the external world is a series of fortuitous combinations of atoms and that the highest good is pleasure, interpreted as freedom from disturbance or pain.
- (l.c.) epicurean indulgence or habits.
- epicureanism (Thesaurus)