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amusement

noun
     
a‧muse‧ment
1 [uncountable] the feeling you have when you think something is funny
with/in amusement
Her eyes sparkled with amusement.
She looked at him in amusement.
Steve couldn't hide his amusement.
to somebody's amusement (=in a way that makes someone laugh or smile)
They were dancing and singing in the car, much to the amusement of passers-by.
The cats are a constant source of amusement to us.
2

amusements

[plural]
a) things that entertain you and make time pass in an enjoyable way:
childhood amusements
b) British EnglishDL special machines or games that are intended to entertain people, for example at a fair:
The kids can ride on the amusements.
3 [uncountable] the process of getting or providing pleasure and enjoyment:
What do you do for amusement in this town?

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