amusement

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

amuse·ment

noun \ə-ˈmyüz-mənt\

: the feeling of being amused or entertained

: something (such as an activity) that amuses or entertains someone

Full Definition of AMUSEMENT

1
:  a means of amusing or entertaining <what are her favorite amusements>
2
:  the condition of being amused <could not hide his amusement>
3
:  pleasurable diversion :  entertainment <plays the piano for amusement>

Examples of AMUSEMENT

  1. I'm reading this novel for amusement.
  2. Several games were provided for the education and amusement of the children.

First Known Use of AMUSEMENT

1586

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