Definition of pleasure–unpleasure in English:

pleasure–unpleasure

(also pleasure-unpleasure, pleasure/unpleasure)

noun

Psychology
  • Pleasure and unpleasure collectively, especially as constituting one fundamental aspect of emotional response, or as determining factors in behaviour. Frequently attributive Compare pleasure-pain.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Mind. From pleasure + unpleasure. In the specific use in psychoanalysis after German Lust-Unlust.

Pronunciation

pleasure–unpleasure

/ˈplɛʒərˌʌnˌplɛʒə/