Definition of enjoyment
1a : the action or state of enjoyingb : possession and use the enjoyment of civic rights
2 : something that gives keen satisfaction the poorest life has its enjoyments and pleasures
Examples of enjoyment in a Sentence
She always found sports to be a source of great enjoyment.
I read the book strictly for my own enjoyment.
the enjoyment of good health
This is land set aside for the public's enjoyment.
Recent Examples of enjoyment from the Web
The interesting North African locale, as well as the London sequences, are attractively lensed by Robert Burks, with Technicolor a distinct asset, and those who appreciate fine music will get some special enjoyment in the Herrmann scoring.
There is a lot of enjoyment from having containers filled with color and plenty of blooms to cut for arrangements.
What is unique to Masters Division athletes are the arrangements for luxury accommodations — and optional tours and social/cultural activities — made available to Masters Division athletes to enhance their enjoyment of their trip to Israel.
Marks sought damages for pain and suffering, emotional distress, loss of enjoyment of life, among other things.
Founded in 1971, Texas State Button Society - (TSBS) encourages and promotes collecting buttons for educational and historical purposes; for personal enjoyment; and to preserve for future generations all that is beautiful and historical in buttons.
These molecules signal reward centers in the brain and increase the enjoyment of eating.
That being said, there is some enjoyment in just watching the story.
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First Known Use of enjoyment
ENJOYMENT Defined for English Language Learners
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
Definition of enjoyment for Students
1 : the action or condition of getting pleasure or satisfaction from something The land is set aside for public enjoyment.
2 : something that gives pleasure life's simple enjoyments
Legal Definition of enjoyment
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