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.

Definitions of enjoyment
  1. noun
    act of receiving pleasure from something
    synonyms: delectation
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    type of:
    activity
    any specific behavior
  2. noun
    the pleasure felt when having a good time
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    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
  3. noun
    (law) the exercise of the legal right to enjoy the benefits of owning property
    synonyms: use
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    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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