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1. enjoyment

noun. ['ˌɛnˈdʒɔɪmənt'] the pleasure felt when having a good time.

Synonyms

  • zestfulness
  • zest
  • pleasance
  • relish
  • gusto
  • joie de vivre

Antonyms

  • inutility
  • supply
  • refrain
  • discontinuance

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • enjoy (English)
  • enjoir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Enjoyment

  • underemployment
  • unemployment
  • reemployment
  • redeployment
  • employment
  • deployment

Example sentences of the word enjoyment


1. Noun, singular or mass
Working in an office with someone who acts offensively can quickly take the enjoyment out of the workday.

Quotes containing the word enjoyment


1. I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book! -- When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.
- Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

2. Man needs, for his happiness, not only the enjoyment of this or that, but hope and enterprise and change.
- Bertrand Russell

3. Success in its highest and noblest form calls for peace of mind and enjoyment and happiness which come only to the man who has found the work that he likes best.
- Napoleon Hill

2. enjoyment

noun. ['ˌɛnˈdʒɔɪmənt'] act of receiving pleasure from something.

Synonyms

  • delectation

Antonyms

  • unpleasantness
  • dislike

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • enjoy (English)
  • enjoir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. enjoyment

noun. ['ˌɛnˈdʒɔɪmənt'] (law) the exercise of the legal right to enjoy the benefits of owning property.

Synonyms

  • use
  • fair use
  • fruition

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • nonfunctional
  • functional
  • uselessness

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • enjoy (English)
  • enjoir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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