OTHER WORDS FROM amuseda·mus·ed·ly [uh-myoo-zid-lee], /əˈmyu zɪd li/, adverbun·a·mused, adjectivewell-a·mused, adjective
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How to use amused in a sentence
In reality, they were most likely just another branch of his art, a way of reaching into the future—with their amused, all-seeing eyes and wild swirls of fur, these cat images, painted in the early 20th century, do seem far ahead of their time.In The Electrical Life of Louis Wain, Benedict Cumberbatch Brings a Famed Painter of Cats to Life|Stephanie Zacharek|November 5, 2021|Time
According to a witness who spoke with Bally Sports, people who heard the remark “gasped” while McNair and his wife appeared amused.States placing orders for pediatric vaccine; FDA authorization expected as soon as Friday|María Paúl, Meryl Kornfield, Andrew Jeong, Adela Suliman|October 28, 2021|Washington Post
Yes, curling, the ice-based sport that attracts a whiff of amused attention every four years at the Winter Olympics but then retreats to its status as a niche sport played in some of the world’s colder climates.After changing the way we analyze basketball, Ken Pomeroy turns to curling|Matt Bonesteel|February 26, 2021|Washington Post
Unlike your superiors, Miss Manners is neither bemused nor amused.
Seated at a table on a bare stage, Clay effects an amused professorial air as she recounts the events leading to a violent encounter on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, in a gully near the Hudson River.Adrienne Kennedy’s new play, ‘Etta and Ella on the Upper West Side,’ is utterly unique|Peter Marks|January 14, 2021|Washington Post
At first—it was the early stages of reporting—I was amused at having been so crassly underestimated.I Tried to Warn You About Sleazy Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in 2003|Vicky Ward|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Israelis often are amused and appalled by the crazies attracted to the Holy Land, and not only for religious reasons.The Strange Case of the Christian Zionist Terrorist|Creede Newton|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One beginning that amused him takes place at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mr. Abe was not amused and on his Facebook page he called these taunts “the most despicable act.”
At the age of sixteen these bad guys chase you, often under the amused and complicit watch of policemen.
Miss Anne smiled kindly, not dreaming of his perplexity, amused by his Southern warmth.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
These oral inanities only served to make Lyn give me the benefit of a look of amused wonder.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
She sat down and recalled the conversation with her new friend, giving an amused little shudder.
Hexam watched her with an amused indulgence that in no wise tempered his mounting admiration.
He muttered something about his gray hairs, but came along after an amused glance at Lilac and Konnel.Fee of the Frontier|Horace Brown Fyfe