Amusement and Thrill


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Amusement noun – The act or activity of providing pleasure or amusement especially for the public.
Thrill and amusement are semantically related in delight topic. In some cases you can use "Thrill" instead a noun "Amusement".
Nearby Words: amusing, amuse, amused
Synonyms for Amusement


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Thrill noun – A pleasurably intense stimulation of the feelings.
Usage example: everyone gets a real thrill out of the Independence Day fireworks

Amusement and thrill are semantically related in delight topic. Sometimes you can use "Amusement" instead a noun "Thrill", if it concerns topics such as fun.
Nearby Words: thrilling, thrilled, thriller
Synonyms for Thrill

How words are described

certain certain amusement certain thrill
sheer sheer amusement sheer thrill
cheap cheap amusement cheap thrill
great great amusement great thrill
Other adjectives: quick, sick, sexual, greater, guilty, occasional, sadistic.

Both words in one sentence

  • You Must Be This Tall to Ride Amusement parks are the thrill of children everywhere and the bane of adults seeking to keep them under control.
  • Video Game / Psycho Pinball Amusement Park: "Psycho" takes place in one, complete with thrill rides, clowns, and attraction tents (that lead to the other tables).
  • Literature / Full Tilt I go places sometimes...As Blake, an ordinary teenager, walks through an amusement park, a strangely familiar young woman offers him "an invitation to ride." He's not quite sure what it means, but when his thrill-seeking brother slips into a coma, he's convinced the invitation is to blame.
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