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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The state of being busy, interested, or entertained.

Usage examples (36)
  • Like the bee, we should make our industry our amusement.
  • To my amusement is the rather strange attitude of Trek watchers vs DS9 & the Xindi storyline.
  • Yes; and this I term amusement, when doing neither harm nor good in any degree worth speaking of.
  • My personal amusement is the only reason I can fathom. for more
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