unenjoying

enjoy

[en-joi]
verb (used with object)
1.
to experience with joy; take pleasure in: He enjoys Chinese food.
2.
to have and use with satisfaction; have the benefit of: He enjoys an excellent income from his trust funds.
3.
to find or experience pleasure for (oneself): She seems to enjoy herself at everything she does.
4.
to undergo (an improvement): Automobile manufacturers have enjoyed a six-percent rise in sales over the past month.
5.
to have intercourse with.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English enjoyen to make joyful < Old French enjoier to give joy to. See en-1, joy

enjoyer, noun
enjoyingly, adverb
preenjoy, verb (used with object)
reenjoy, verb (used with object)
unenjoyed, adjective
unenjoying, adjective
unenjoyingly, adverb


1. appreciate, fancy, relish, savor. 2. possess, own.
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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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enjoy
late 14c., from O.Fr. enjoir "to give joy, rejoice," from en- "make" + joir "enjoy," from L. gaudere "rejoice" (see joy); Sense of "have the use or benefit of" first recorded early 15c. Replaced O.E. brucan. Related: Enjoyed; enjoying; enjoys.
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