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Meaning of ENJOYMENT

Pronunciation:  en'joymunt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  act of receiving pleasure from something
  2. [n]  (law) the exercise of the legal right to enjoy the benefits of owning property; "we were given the use of his boat"
  3. [n]  the pleasure felt when having a good time

ENJOYMENT is a 9 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: delectation, use
 See Also: activity, fair use, gusto, joie de vivre, legal right, pleasance, pleasure, relish, zest, zestfulness



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\En*joy"ment\, n.
1. The condition of enjoying anything; pleasure or
   satisfaction, as in the possession or occupancy of
   anything; possession and use; as, the enjoyment of an

2. That which gives pleasure or keen satisfaction.

         The hope of everlasting enjoyments.   --Glanvill.

Syn: Pleasure; satisfaction; gratification; fruition;
     happiness; felicity; delight.

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