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amusement meaning

EN[əˈmjuzmənt]
US
WAmusement
  • Amusement is the state of experiencing humorous and entertaining events or situations, and is associated with enjoyment, happiness, laughter and pleasure.
  • Current studies have not yet reached consensus on the exact purpose of amusement, though theories have been advanced in the fields of psychology, psychiatry and sociology.
FR amusement
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    Definition of amusement in English Dictionary

  • NounPLamusementsSUF-ment
    1. NU Entertainment.
      1. NC An activity that is entertaining or amusing, such as dancing, gunning, or fishing.
        1. "What a charming amusement for young people this is, Mr. Darcy! There is nothing like dancing after all. I consider it as one of the first refinements of polished society."
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • A: What do you want to do at the amusement park? B: Everything! ‎
        • "What a charming amusement for young people this is, Mr. Darcy! There is nothing like dancing after all. I consider it as one of the first refinements of polished society."
        • The amusement park has closed some of its rides for retheming.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Morphemes
        • Suffixes
          • Words by suffix
            • Words suffixed with -ment
        • Nouns
          • Countable nouns
            • Singularia tantum
              • Uncountable nouns
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          1. fr amusement
          2. en amusements
          3. fr amusements
          4. en amusement park
          5. en amusement parks
          Source: Wiktionary

          Meaning of amusement for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "amusement" is a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum.
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