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Amusement

Amusement

1. Deep thought; muse. Here i . . . Fell into a strong and deep amusement, revolving in my mind, with great perplexity, the amazing change of our affairs. (Fleetwood)

2. The state of being amused; pleasurable excitement; that which amuses; diversion. His favorite amusements were architecture and gardening. (Macaulay)

Synonym: Diversion, entertainment, recreation, relaxation, pastime, sport.

Origin: cf. F. Amusement.


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The Colin Leslie Dean species paradox

Gamila, I don't know if you've notice this, and biohazard has been imitating this for his own amusement, but you are regurgitating the same mindless automaton garbage despite anything anyone has said. It is difficult to have an intelligent conversation with you. So I'm ...

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by papa1983
Mon Jul 27, 2009 11:45 am
 
Forum: Evolution
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Reconciling Faith with Evolution

... I saw first-hand the horrible conditions in some of the poorer neighborhoods where children quite literally beat up smaller kids simply for amusement. I can understand why an upbringing like that would cause a person to be violent or otherwise prone to crime.

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by alextemplet
Wed Aug 29, 2007 5:37 am
 
Forum: Evolution
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The Fiber Disease

... know if he's a spammer or not. ) Making fun of sick people for no reason and making false accusations with no PROOF? What is your intent again? Amusement perhaps? Na, that would be sadistic. When this condition is highly speculated that symptoms are exasperated by stress have you considered ...

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by Sabrina
Sun Jan 14, 2007 7:37 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... videos inform me to ignore him and that his ramblings are those of an undeducated person in this field playing games with the posters for his own amusement. The posters do not see this although I have tried to warn them. They, for some reason think I am trying to compete with this poser. Nothing ...

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by RANDY
Fri Dec 29, 2006 5:01 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... went on public display at the 2005 SIGGRAPH, in Los Angeles, US from 2 August. Volunteers were given a chance to experience GVS and, to the amusement of other visitors, were seen careening around the show floor under demonstrators' control. Gravity shift Taro Maeda and colleagues at NTT ...

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by London
Fri Dec 01, 2006 10:22 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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