(adjective, verb)


1. pleasantly occupied

- We are not amused

Similar word(s): pleased, diverted, entertained

Sentences with amused as an adjective:

- The children chased one another in a circle in front of their amused parents.

- He was amused to note the disarray of his opponents.

- He was very amused by the lyrics.

- She was amused with their antics.

- The entertainers parodied his speech. He was not amused.


1. simple past tense and past participle of amuse

- While waiting for the bus, I amused myself by performing a mime interpretation of the Gettysburg Address.