amused

[uh-myoozd]

Origin of amused

First recorded in 1590–1600; amuse + -ed2
Related formsa·mus·ed·ly [uh-myoo-zid-lee] /əˈmyu zɪd li/, adverbun·a·mused, adjectivewell-a·mused, adjective
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Examples from the Web for amusedly

Historical Examples of amusedly

  • He was most amusedly anxious to know whether Lydia also was going to heaven.

    The Prisoner

    Alice Brown

  • Tricotrin, indifferent to the hint as to the rebuff, looked at him amusedly.

  • She clasped her knees with her arms and looked at Nick amusedly.

    Gigolo

    Edna Ferber

  • "But this war is not conducted along Balkan war lines," K—— said amusedly.

  • Every time they turned, this young woman stared at Honora amusedly.