Oh my word Amused, Bemused
I prefer to be in the company of Zara because she amuses me. When you are amused you are part of the amusement. Amusing means to make someone laugh,...
I prefer to be in the company of Zara because she amuses me. When you are amused you are part of the amusement. Amusing means to make someone laugh, to make someone smile, to entertain someone; to entertain someone in a light and pleasant way; to give pleasant time to others or another person; to hold someone’s attention; make someone agreeable or cause someone to laugh or smile by being funny but its archaic or obsolete meaning is to delude or deceive. It comes from the Old French amuser: to stupefy.
Derivatives of amuse are amused, amuses, amusing (verbs); amusedly (adverb), amusable (adjective); and amuser (noun). Amuser is a person who provides pleasure or entertainment to others. The antics of monkeys could amuse adults too. The youngest son in the family amuses everyone in the family with his antics and wit. One should try to amuse others: make others laugh.
How amused are you in his company? Instead of being amused with her reaction, he felt bemused. Amusement refers either to the state of being amused or to something that amuses. Their amusement angered the teacher. Which is the best amusement park in the world? Can you point the amusements you have in life? What amusements have you planned for the party?
Bemuse means bewildered, confused, puzzled; to draw the attention of someone because the attention can be engrossing or absorbing; to occupy the attention of someone; getting engrossed or absorbed (she sat the whole day in the library with a book on philosophy as it bemused her). Derivatives of bemuse are bemused (adjective), bemusing, bemuses (verbs), bemusement (noun), bemusedly (adverb). Bemused means confused, bewildered.
If you do not know the network of roads in Hyderabad, you could be bemused. Of course, you can come out of the bemusement if you have the GPS. She was glued to her bemused expression. I was bemused by his sudden decision to quit You look bemused; should I repeat the question? Bemused by the development, the boss asked me to explain. The noun bemusement means confusion or puzzlement. He stared at me in bemusement I shook my head in bemusement for I could not comprehend the conversation. Children prefer to be in an amusement park but the parents may prefer to deal with bemusing aspects of domesticities.