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Definition of Amusing


  1. of Amuse
  2. Giving amusement; diverting; as, an amusing story.

Amusing Quotations

The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.

It's always amusing to look at how something early in the 20th century was written in anthropology and how it's written now. There's been an enormous shift in how it's done, but yet you can't put your finger on someone who actually did it.
Clifford Geertz

As I get older, all sorts of things become less funny. Once one has children, any cruelty involving children becomes far less amusing than when one was at the mercy of one's friends' and relatives' children.
P. J. O'Rourke

Love is more pleasant than marriage for the same reason that novels are more amusing than history.
Nicolas Chamfort

The duty of comedy is to correct men by amusing them.
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Amusing Translations

amusing in Danish is morsom
amusing in Dutch is aardig, leuk, amusant, vermakelijk
amusing in Italian is dilettevole, giocondo, divertente
amusing in Portuguese is divertir
amusing in Spanish is entretenido, divertido
amusing in Swedish is rolig, lustig
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