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amusement /əˈmjuːzmənt/ noun


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amusement
[noun]
Synonyms:
- entertainment, cheer, enjoyment, fun, merriment, mirth, pleasure
- entertainment, diversion, game, hobby, joke, pastime, recreation, sport

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

amusement /əˈmjuːzmənt/ noun

1. [uncountable] the feeling you have when you think something is funny
with/in amusement
Her eyes sparkled with amusement.
She looked at him in amusement.
Steve couldn’t hide his amusement.
to sb’s amusement (=in a way that makes someone laugh or smile)
They were dancing and singing in the car, much to the amusement of passers-by.
The cats are a constant source of amusement to us.

2. amusements [plural]
a) things that entertain you and make time pass in an enjoyable way:
childhood amusements
b) British English special machines or games that are intended to entertain people, for example at a fair:
The kids can ride on the amusements.

3. [uncountable] the process of getting or providing pleasure and enjoyment:
What do you do for amusement in this town?

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

amusement
noun
I. feeling of wanting to laugh
ADJ. great, much | faint, mild | quiet | ironic, sardonic, wry | genuine, real
QUANT. gleam, glimmer | hint, note, trace There was a note of amusement in her voice.
VERB + AMUSEMENT afford sb, cause, provide I am happy to have afforded you amusement.
derive, find, get He seemed to be deriving amusement from her discomfort.
show | conceal, hide
AMUSEMENT + VERB show A glimmer of amusement showed in her eyes.
PREP. for (sb's) ~ What do you do for amusement round here? The play was written for the amusement of the other students.
in ~ Her wide mouth twitched in amusement.
to sb's ~ Much to their amusement, I couldn't get the door open.
with ~ She chuckled with amusement.
PHRASES a source of amusement His son was a constant source of amusement to him.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

amusement
II. sth that makes time pass pleasantly
ADJ. popular She disapproved of popular amusements such as fairs.
AMUSEMENT + NOUN arcade, park | machine

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

amusement

great amusement
It caused great amusement when he told us what had happened.
mild/faint amusement
Daniel looked at her with mild amusement.
genuine/real amusement
He laughed out loud with genuine amusement.
cause somebody amusement
The memory seemed to cause him great amusement.
show your amusement
James looked down to avoid showing his amusement.
hide/conceal your amusement
There’s no need to hide your amusement. I’m well aware of it.
provide amusement
The park provides plenty of amusement for the children.
much to sb’s amusement
He got up and sang 'Yellow Submarine', much to everyone’s amusement.
a source of amusement
Geoff seemed to find life a source of constant amusement.
a gleam/glimmer/flicker of amusement (=a small amount in someone's eyes or on someone’s face)
He examined her face with a wry gleam of amusement.
a hint/trace of amusement (=a small amount in someone's eyes or voice)
Was there a hint of amusement in her voice?

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


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TahlilGaran : دیکشنری آنلاین تحلیلگران (معنی amusement) | علیرضا معتمد , دیکشنری تحلیلگران , وب اپلیکیشن , تحلیلگران , دیکشنری , آنلاین , آیفون , IOS , آموزش مجازی 4.87 : 2166
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