Synonyms of amusement in English:

amusement


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noun

1‘we looked with amusement at the cartoon’

SYNONYMS
mirth, merriment, light-heartedness, hilarity, glee, delight, laughter, levity, gaiety, joviality, fun, jocularity
enjoyment, pleasure, high spirits, mirthfulness, cheerfulness, cheeriness, cheer
dated sport
ANTONYMS

boredom, depression

2‘I read the book for amusement’

SYNONYMS
entertainment, pleasure, leisure, relaxation, fun, enjoyment, interest, occupation, refreshment, restoration, distraction, diversion, divertissement, play
informal R and R, jollies
British informal beer and skittles
North American informal rec
dated sport
archaic disport

3‘the camp site offers a wide range of amusements’

SYNONYMS
activity, entertainment, diversion, distraction, interest, recreation, game, sport, pastime, hobby