amusement · noun /əˈmjuːz.mənt/Full view
amusement (FEELING)
B2 U the feeling that you have when something makes you smile or laugh
Dictionary examples:

She looked at him with great amusement.

Carl came last in the race, much to my amusement.

Learner example:

Each ma[de] the other one laugh. We had great fun. [It was] a day with so much amusement, with my best friend John. (First Certificate in English; B2; Greek)

B2 C or U an enjoyable way of spending your time
Dictionary example:

I play the piano, but just for my own amusement.

Learner example:

In particular, computer games are a kind of amusement, for them and for everyone. (First Certificate in English; B2; Greek)

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