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
In between all the relaxing and swimming and outdoors enjoyment, there is still so much left to do besides Wednesday's Dancin' In the Streets and Thursday's Uniquely Thursdays and all the various farmers markets.
Here, for your enjoyment, are a few shows that fit the bill.
The president also seems to have a problem with the fact that women's bodies do things other than exist for his visual (or physical) enjoyment.
Weed, frankly, had evolved past my enjoyment of it.
No one could score, though there was some enjoyment in watching a rotund Mike Sweetney lean on defenders in the post.
Your enjoyment isn’t dependent on following the plot.
A nice cool breeze as the sun went down added to the enjoyment of the evening.
Besides their own enjoyment of life, neighbors of the airport fear a wing of F-35s would reduce their homes’ values.
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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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