enjoyment

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noun en·joy·ment \in-ˈjȯi-mənt, en-\

Definition of enjoyment

  1. 1a :  the action or state of enjoyingb :  possession and use the enjoyment of civic rights

  2. 2 :  something that gives keen satisfaction the poorest life has its enjoyments and pleasures

Examples of enjoyment in a Sentence

  1. She always found sports to be a source of great enjoyment.

  2. I read the book strictly for my own enjoyment.

  3. the enjoyment of good health

  4. This is land set aside for the public's enjoyment.

1553

First Known Use of enjoyment

1553


ENJOYMENT Defined for English Language Learners

enjoyment

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noun en·joy·ment \in-ˈjȯi-mənt, en-\

Definition of enjoyment for English Language Learners

  • : a feeling of pleasure caused by doing or experiencing something you like

  • : the condition of having and using something that is good, pleasant, etc.

  • enjoyments : things that give you pleasure


ENJOYMENT Defined for Kids

enjoyment

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noun en·joy·ment \in-ˈjȯi-mənt\

Definition of enjoyment for Students

  1. 1 :  the action or condition of getting pleasure or satisfaction from something The land is set aside for public enjoyment.

  2. 2 :  something that gives pleasure life's simple enjoyments


Law Dictionary

enjoyment

noun en·joy·ment

Legal Definition of enjoyment

  1. :  personal benefit, use, or possession (as of rights or property) widows and widowers were relegated to lifetime enjoyment of the marital estates — W. M. McGovern, Jr. et al.; specifically :  the receipt of the fruits or profits of property — see also right of use, usufruct



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