enjoyably

enjoyable

[en-joi-uh-buhl]
adjective
giving or capable of giving joy or pleasure: a very enjoyable film.

Origin:
1635–45; enjoy + -able

enjoyableness, noun
enjoyably, adverb
preenjoyable, adjective
unenjoyable, adjective
unenjoyableness, noun
unenjoyably, adverb


pleasant, agreeable, delightful, satisfying.


boring, unpleasant; hateful, detestable, loathsome.
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enjoy (ɪnˈdʒɔɪ)
 
vb
1.  to receive pleasure from; take joy in
2.  to have the benefit of; use with satisfaction
3.  to have as a condition; experience: the land enjoyed a summer of rain
4.  archaic to have sexual intercourse with
5.  enjoy oneself to have a good time
 
[C14: from Old French enjoir, from en-1 + joir to find pleasure in, from Latin gaudēre to rejoice]
 
en'joyable
 
adj
 
en'joyableness
 
n
 
en'joyably
 
adv
 
en'joyer
 
n

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enjoyable
1640s, capable of being enjoyed, from enjoy + -ment. Meaning affording pleasure is from 1744.
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