The belief that pleasure or happiness is the highest good in life. Some hedonists, such as the Epicureans, have insisted that pleasure of the entire mind, not just pleasure of the senses, is the highest good. (noun)
A general devotion to the pursuit of pleasure. (noun)
Examples of word hedonism
This distinction does not save you, because more sophisticated long-term hedonism is really no better than short-term hedonism both of which must be distinguished from disciplined action.
We are now watching the spectacle of another experiment in hedonism, the European Union, as it learns the grim facts of life.
I'm just not sure if the 10% hedonism is a flaw or a virtue.
A wealth of Bayou-flavored music, rude behavior and unfettered hedonism is captured in this joyful cinematic kaleidoscope.
Words like "hedonism" --  terms of large and vague comprehension -- above all when used for a purpose avowedly controversial, have ever been the worst examples of what are called "question-begging terms;" and in that late age in which Marius lived, amid the dust of so many centuries of philosophical debate, the air was full of them.