HEED THE VOX POPULI, AND TAKE THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!
OTHER WORDS FROM amuseda·mus·ed·ly [uh-myoo-zid-lee] /əˈmyu zɪd li/, adverbun·a·mused, adjectivewell-a·mused, adjective
Words nearby amused
Definition for amused (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), a·mused, a·mus·ing.
- to engross; absorb.
- to puzzle; distract.
synonym study for amuse
usage note for amuse
OTHER WORDS FROM amusea·mus·a·ble, adjectivea·mus·er, nounun·a·mus·a·ble, adjectiveun·a·mus·a·bly, adverb
Example sentences from the Web for amused
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.
"I can imagine how much it amused you," she said coldly and indifferently.A Conspiracy of the Carbonari|Louise Mhlbach
Mr. Sperry was amused by the article, but distressingly perplexed by apprehensions concerning it.Recollections of a Varied Life|George Cary Eggleston
John was amused to note that the colonel was even a greater buck than his son.The Hill|Horace Annesley Vachell
I read and amused myself in any way that offered, but cared not to experiment on any more French-Canadians.Crowded Out! and Other Sketches|Susie F. Harrison
She could be really engaging sometimes, when she was happy and amused, and properly dressed.Lady Connie|Mrs. Humphry Ward