One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘we looked with amusement at the cartoon’
mirth, merriment, light-heartedness, hilarity, glee, delight, laughter, levity, gaiety, joviality, fun, jocularity
enjoyment, pleasure, high spirits, mirthfulness, cheerfulness, cheeriness, cheer
2‘I read the book for amusement’
entertainment, pleasure, leisure, relaxation, fun, enjoyment, interest, occupation, refreshment, restoration, distraction, diversion, divertissement, play
informal R and R, jollies
British informal beer and skittles
North American informal rec
3‘the camp site offers a wide range of amusements’
activity, entertainment, diversion, distraction, interest, recreation, game, sport, pastime, hobby
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