[syn: use, enjoyment]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Enjoyment \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.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: the pleasure felt when having a good time
2: act of receiving pleasure from something [syn: enjoyment,
3: (law) the exercise of the legal right to enjoy the benefits
of owning property; "we were given the use of his boat" [syn:
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
61 Moby Thesaurus words for "enjoyment":
advantage, amusement, animal pleasure, benefit, bodily pleasure,
carnal delight, comfort, content, contentment, coziness,
creature comforts, delectation, delight, diversion, divertisement,
divertissement, ease, endpleasure, entertainment, euphoria,
exercise, forepleasure, fruition, fun, gratification,
great satisfaction, gusto, hearty enjoyment, indulgence,
intellectual pleasure, joie de vivre, joy, keen pleasure, kicks,
luxury, mirth, passe-temps, pastime, physical pleasure, pleasure,
possession, quiet pleasure, recreation, regalement, relaxation,
relish, satisfaction, savor, self-gratification, self-indulgence,
sensual pleasure, sensuous pleasure, sexual pleasure, solace,
sweetness of life, titillation, use, utilization, voluptuousness,