amusement


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Synonyms for amusement

Synonyms for amusement

the condition of being amused

something, especially a performance or show, designed to entertain

Synonyms for amusement

a feeling of delight at being entertained

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an activity that is diverting and that holds the attention

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The prince's manner of treating the very people who, to Vronsky's surprise, were ready to descend to any depths to provide him with Russian amusements, was contemptuous.
When Master Bloomfield's amusements consist in injuring sentient creatures,' I answered, 'I think it my duty to interfere.
But, for the child's own sake, it ought not to be encouraged to have such amusements,' answered I, as meekly as I could, to make up for such unusual pertinacity.
Her heart was not so much at ease, nor her satisfaction in their amusements so pure.
Sir, those amusements are allowed; but if your eminence wishes it, we will discontinue the permission.
Here was an entirely new amusement, in the most attractive sense of the words
He was invited to survey and lay out Skeeterville, a town which the children were getting up in a huckleberry pasture; and he found much amusement in planning little roads, staking off house-lots, attending to the water-works, and consulting with the "selectmen" about the best sites for public buildings; for Mac was a boy still, in spite of his fifteen years and his love of books.
I had almost forgotten a small summer theatre, called Niblo's, with gardens and open air amusements attached; but I believe it is not exempt from the general depression under which Theatrical Property, or what is humorously called by that name, unfortunately labours.
To avoid problems like this, notify the amusement company in writing of a potential claim as early as possible, and request an immediate inspection of the ride before it is altered in any way.
The latest CPSC report on Amusement Ride-Related Injuries and Deaths did not make big news this year.
At one time, nearly every department store in Japan had an amusement park for children on the rooftop and a special children's lunch on the menu of the store's restaurants.
The secrets of amusement park games are tried, tested and revealed by Brian Richardson in his latest book.
Amusement park that freed Willy begins new chapter.
Abandon all hope," warns the sign above the spinning rotor ride at the Coney Island amusement park in New York City.
Motivations to visit amusement arcades included: to meet friends or hang around (58 percent), play the machines (56 percent), to watch others play (38 percent), out of boredom (30 percent), and to smoke cigarettes and drink alcohol (6 percent).