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Wordnet 3.0


1. pleasantly occupied;
- Example: "We are not amused" -Queen Victoria;
[syn: amused, diverted, entertained]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Divert \Di*vert"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Diverted; p. pr. & vb. n. Diverting.] [F. divertir, fr. L. divertere, diversum, to go different ways, turn aside; di- = dis- + vertere to turn. See Verse, and cf. Divorce.] 1. To turn aside; to turn off from any course or intended application; to deflect; as, to divert a river from its channel; to divert commerce from its usual course. [1913 Webster] That crude apple that diverted Eve. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To turn away from any occupation, business, or study; to cause to have lively and agreeable sensations; to amuse; to entertain; as, children are diverted with sports; men are diverted with works of wit and humor. [1913 Webster] We are amused by a tale, diverted by a comedy. --C. J. Smith. Syn: To please; gratify; amuse; entertain; exhilarate; delight; recreate. See Amuse. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

diverted adj 1: pleasantly occupied; "We are not amused" -Queen Victoria [syn: amused, diverted, entertained]