enjoyment

Enjoyment is what you experience when you are having a good time. You probably experience enjoyment in an amusement park, and a lack of enjoyment at the dentist.

When you enjoy something, you like doing it. Enjoyment is a word for the pleasure that comes from enjoyable activities. Lots of people get enjoyment from reading, seeing movies, watching TV, and playing video games. Hanging out with friends is another common form of enjoyment. If you dislike doing something, then it brings you no enjoyment. Enjoyment is the opposite of feelings like boredom and misery.

Primary Meanings of enjoyment

1.
n
act of receiving pleasure from something
2.
n
(law) the exercise of the legal right to enjoy the benefits of owning property
Full Definitions of enjoyment
1

n act of receiving pleasure from something

Synonyms:
delectation
Type of:
activity
any specific behavior

n the pleasure felt when having a good time

Types:
joie de vivre
a keen enjoyment of living
gusto, relish, zest, zestfulness
vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment
Type of:
pleasance, pleasure
a fundamental feeling that is hard to define but that people desire to experience
2

n (law) the exercise of the legal right to enjoy the benefits of owning property

Synonyms:
use
Types:
fair use
the conditions under which you can use material that is copyrighted by someone else without paying royalties
fruition
enjoyment derived from use or possession
Type of:
legal right
a right based in law

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