a fear of pleasurable experience
Greek hedon- ‘pleasure’
- H-e-double toothpicks
noun phrase hell: I caught H-E-double toothpicks for saying I liked the perfume-scented inserts in magazines (1940s+)
hedrocele hed·ro·cele (hěd’rə-sēl’) n. Prolapse of the intestine through the anus.
1. a combining form meaning “face,” used in the names of geometrical solid figures having the form or number of faces specified by the initial element: tetrahedron. combining form 1. indicating a geometric solid having a specified number of faces or surfaces: tetrahedron
fem. proper name, German, from Old High German Haduwig, a compound of two words both of which mean “strife, struggle.”