When he (the Self) is in union with the body, the senses and the mind, then wise people call him the enjoyer.'
And I am at a loss how to reconcile these expressions of poverty with his being the purchaser and enjoyer of such an estate.
"I'm honestly afraid my enjoyer is wearing out," she said in a worried tone.
And don't you worry about your 'enjoyer'—it's the strongest part of your anatomy in my opinion.
The individual soul is, moreover, capable of inwardly ruling the complex of the organs of action, as it is the enjoyer.
Devadatta, for instance, is an enjoyer, the dish (which he eats) an object of enjoyment.
The warmth of celestial love does not relax, but nerves and braces its enjoyer.
late 14c., "rejoice, be glad" (intransitive), from Old French enjoir "to give joy, rejoice, take delight in," from en- "make" (see en- (1)) + joir "enjoy," from Latin gaudere "rejoice" (see joy); Sense of "have the use or benefit of" first recorded early 15c. (replacing Old English brucan; see brook (v.)).
Meaning "take pleasure in" is mid-15c. In modern use it has a tendency to lose its connection with pleasure: newspaper photo captions say someone enjoys an ice cream cone, etc., when all she is doing is eating it, and Wright's "English Dialect Dictionary" (1900) reports widespread use in north and west England of the phrase to enjoy bad health for one who has ailments. Related: Enjoyed; enjoying; enjoys.
An exhortation to be happy, to enjoy oneself: Go. Read. Enjoy. It couldn't hurt/ The trooper grinned. ''Enjoy,'' he said, and walked on toward the cruiser
[1980s+; fr a Yiddish speech pattern, recorded but not approved by Leo Rosten]