Definitions for: Amusement


[n] an activity that entertains
[n] a feeling of delight at being entertained



Webster (1913) Definition: A*muse"ment, n. [Cf. F. amusement.]
1. Deep thought; muse. [Obs.]

Here I . . . fell into a strong and deep amusement,
revolving in my mind, with great perplexity, the
amazing change of our affairs. --Fleetwood.

2. The state of being amused; pleasurable excitement; that
which amuses; diversion.

His favorite amusements were architecture and
gardening. --Macaulay.

Syn: Diversion; entertainment; recreation; relaxation;
pastime; sport.

Synonyms: entertainment

See Also: beguilement, delectation, delight, distraction, diversion, extravaganza, recreation, show

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