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enjoyment

[en-joi-muh nt] /ɛnˈdʒɔɪ mənt/
noun
1.
the act of enjoying.
2.
the possession, use, or occupancy of anything with satisfaction or pleasure:
to have the enjoyment of a large income.
3.
a particular form or source of pleasure:
Hunting is his greatest enjoyment.
4.
Law. the exercise of a right:
the enjoyment of an estate.
Origin
1545-1555
1545-55; enjoy + -ment
Related forms
preenjoyment, noun
reenjoyment, noun
self-enjoyment, noun
Synonyms
2. delight, gratification. See pleasure.
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British Dictionary definitions for self enjoyment

enjoyment

/ɪnˈdʒɔɪmənt/
noun
1.
the act or condition of receiving pleasure from something
2.
the use or possession of something that is satisfying or beneficial
3.
something that provides joy or satisfaction
4.
the possession or exercise of a legal right
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Word Origin and History for self enjoyment

enjoyment

n.

1550s, from enjoy + -ment.

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