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Definition of Amusement

Amusement

  1. Deep thought; muse.
  2. The state of being amused; pleasurable excitement; that which amuses; diversion.

Amusement Quotations

Prayer is not an old woman's idle amusement. Properly understood and applied, it is the most potent instrument of action.
Mahatma Gandhi

You can't live on amusement. It is the froth on water - an inch deep and then the mud.
George MacDonald

I read with some amusement my reputation as a ladies' man. My friends are amused by that, too, because they know my life.
Leonard Cohen

I look just like the girls next door... if you happen to live next door to an amusement park.
Dolly Parton

While the laughter of joy is in full harmony with our deeper life, the laughter of amusement should be kept apart from it. The danger is too great of thus learning to look at solemn things in a spirit of mockery, and to seek in them opportunities for exercising wit.
Lewis Carroll
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Amusement Translations

amusement in Afrikaans is vermaak
amusement in Dutch is amusement, vermaak
amusement in Portuguese is divertimento

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