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na adjective, noun

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English Meaning(s) for 楽しみ

na adjective, noun
  1. enjoyment; pleasure; diversion; amusement; hobby
  2. anticipation; looking forward to

Definition and Synonyms for 楽しみ

Recreation an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates
Synonyms: あそび, レクリエーション, 命の洗濯, 娯楽, 御遊, 心遣り, 慰み, 慰む, 慰め, 慰める, 憂さ晴らし, 楽しみ, 楽しむ, 気保養, 気慰み, 気散じ, 気晴らし, 皺伸ばし, 遊ぶ, 遊び事
Amusement an activity that is diverting and that holds the attention
Synonyms: アミューズメント, エンターテインメント, 娯楽, 楽しみ, 楽しむ
Playfulness activities that are enjoyable or amusing
Synonyms: 楽しみ, 楽しむ
Pleasure an activity that affords enjoyment
Synonyms: あそび, 楽しみ, 楽しむ, 遊ぶ
Enjoyment act of receiving pleasure from something
Synonyms: 享楽, 快楽, 拝聴, 楽しみ, 楽しむ, 観賞
Playfulness a disposition to find (or make) causes for amusement
Synonyms: あそび, 楽しみ, 楽しむ, 茶目, 遊ぶ
Pleasure a formal expression
Synonyms: 喜び, 喜ぶ, 楽しみ, 楽しむ
Feast something experienced with great delight
Synonyms: 保養, 楽しみ, 楽しむ
Amusement a feeling of delight at being entertained
Synonyms: 慰み, 慰む, お楽しみ, 楽しみ, 楽しむ, , 面白さ
Enjoyment the pleasure felt when having a good time
Synonyms: 喜び, 喜ぶ, 快事, 快楽, 悦楽, 愉快, 愉楽, 楽しみ, 楽しむ, 逸楽
Expectancy an expectation
Synonyms: 待望, 心当て, 思惑, 所期, 期待, 楽しみ, 楽しむ

Meanings for each kanji in 楽しみ

music; comfort; ease Kanji Details »

Categories 楽しみ is a member of

Activity any specific behavior
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Recreation an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates
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Frivolousness the trait of being frivolous
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Pick the person or thing chosen or selected
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Thing an event
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Pleasance a fundamental feeling that is hard to define but that people desire to experience
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Delight a feeling of extreme pleasure or satisfaction
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Expectation the feeling that something is about to happen
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 楽しみ

Sample Sentences for 楽しみ

I'm looking forward to seeing you and your family.
He derives pleasure from attending concerts.
He was denied that pleasure.
She is looking forward to going to the Tohoku district.
Playing go is my only recreation.

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