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amused

[uh-myoozd] /əˈmyuzd/
adjective
1.
pleasurably entertained, occupied, or diverted.
2.
displaying amusement:
an amused expression on her face.
3.
aroused to mirth.
Origin of amused
1590-1600
1590-1600; amuse + ed2
Related forms
amusedly
[uh-myoo-zid-lee] /əˈmyu zɪd li/ (Show IPA),
adverb
unamused, adjective
well-amused, adjective
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  • The girl was as unamused as he at his certainty that it had something to do with them, or she would not have mentioned it.

    The Brimming Cup Dorothy Canfield Fisher
  • Tarling showed his teeth in an unamused grin as the words came to him.

    The Daffodil Mystery Edgar Wallace
  • Katherine was neither preoccupied nor distrait, or unamused even by the small accidents and absurdities of travel.

  • Ely the and Morton Haddon got out and, full of perplexity but not unamused, fell to asking questions of their dishevelled friends.

    The Penalty Gouverneur Morris
British Dictionary definitions for unamused

unamused

/ˌʌnəˈmjuːzd/
adjective
1.
not entertained, diverted, or laughing: they looked on, unamused
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