What does the word amusement mean?

Usage examples for amusement

  1. " Well, you have had your amusement; and now. – The Red Rover by James Fenimore Cooper
  2. Norton glanced a quick look of amusement at Matilda, but Matilda simply answered. – Opportunities by Susan Warner
  3. John caught her look and gave her an answering gleam of amusement. – The Wishing-Ring Man by Margaret Widdemer