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τέρψις, εως, ἡ, also ιος Orph.Fr.11: (τέρπω):—
enjoyment, delight, τινος from or in a thing, τέρψις ἀοιδῆς Hes.Th.917, cf. Ar.Ra.676 (lyr.); δείπνων τέρψιες Pi.P.9.19, cf. Th.2.38; χλιδανῆς ἥβης τ. A.Pers. 544 (anap.); κυλίκων S.Aj.1201 (lyr.); εἰς τέρψιν τινῶν ἐλθεῖν E.Ph. 195, cf. IT797; βραχεῖα τ. ἡδονῆς κακῆς Id.Fr.362.23: τ. ἐστί μοι, c. inf., it is my pleasure to .., ἦν μοι τ. ἐκπεσεῖν χθονός S.OC766, cf. 775: abs., joy, delight, Thgn.787, Pi.O.12.11, B.1.59, A.Ag.611, etc.: pl., αἱ διὰ τῶν αἰσθήσεων τ. Phld.D.3.14: distd. from the more general term ἡδονή by Prodic. ap. Arist.Top.112b23, cf. Pl.Phlb. 11b.