from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act or state of enjoying.
- n. Use or possession of something beneficial or pleasurable.
- n. Something that gives pleasure: Classical music was her chief enjoyment.
- n. Law The exercise of a right.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The condition of enjoying anything.
- n. An enjoyable state of mind.
- n. An activity that gives pleasure.
- n. The exercise of a legal right
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The condition of enjoying anything; pleasure or satisfaction, as in the possession or occupancy of anything; possession and use.
- n. That which gives pleasure or keen satisfaction.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of enjoying; pleasurable emotion or sensation; followed by of, a viewing or experiencing with pleasure or delight: as, her enjoyment was manifest; enjoyment of a play, or of a good dinner.
- n. The possession, use, or occupancy of anything with satisfaction or pleasure; in law, the exercise of a right: as, the enjoyment of an estate, or of civil and religious privileges.
- n. That which gives pleasure or satisfaction; cause of joy or gratification; delight: as, the enjoyments of life.
- n. Synonyms Pleasure, gratification, happiness, satisfaction.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the pleasure felt when having a good time
- n. act of receiving pleasure from something
- n. (law) the exercise of the legal right to enjoy the benefits of owning property
enjoy + -ment (Wiktionary)