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Enjoyment

The exercise of a right; the possession and fruition of a right or privilege. Comfort, consolation, contentment, ease, happiness, pleasure, and satisfaction. Such includes the beneficial use, interest, and purpose to which property may be put, and implies right to profits and income therefrom.

enjoyment

n. 1) to exercise a right. 2) pleasure. 3) the use of funds or occupancy of property. Sometimes this is used in the phrase "quiet enjoyment" to which one is entitled to be free of noise or interference.

(See: writ, injunction)

enjoyment

the exercise of a right; enjoyment nec vi (‘without force’), nec clam (‘without secrecy’) and nec precario (‘not being a grant recallable at will’) for the appropriate period will result in the prescriptive acquisition of the right.

ENJOYMENT. The right which a man possesses of receiving all the product of a thing for his necessity, his use, or his pleasure.

References in classic literature ?
What pleasure can I have in seeing a girl grow up to eclipse me, and enjoy those pleasures that I am for ever debarred from?
Then he began to feel that he had not fully appreciated his young friend; that she was such a bright and lovable girl, it was a pity she should not always be gay and pretty, and enjoy herself; that she would make a capital wife for somebody, and perhaps it was about time to think of "settling," as his sister often said.
And when we learn better to enjoy ourselves, then do we unlearn best to give pain unto others, and to contrive pain.
These rascals mean to enjoy themselves, that's evident."
It was this considerate kindness that held them close friends and enabled them to enjoy one another's society.
my Dear Marianne such Happiness as I then enjoyed was too perfect to be lasting.
If you knew what I have suffered and what I may yet endure, you would endeavour to let me taste the quiet and freedom from despair that this one day at least permits me to enjoy."
Leaving her sister to her own devices, Amy proceeded to enjoy herself to her heart's content.
And thus, without in appearance living otherwise than those who, with no other occupation than that of spending their lives agreeably and innocently, study to sever pleasure from vice, and who, that they may enjoy their leisure without ennui, have recourse to such pursuits as are honorable, I was nevertheless prosecuting my design, and making greater progress in the knowledge of truth, than I might, perhaps, have made had I been engaged in the perusal of books merely, or in holding converse with men of letters.
I enjoyed them, however, and I enjoyed them the more, as the innumerable perspectives of Italian history began to open all about me.
One of those balls where one always enjoys oneself."
It was her first gaiety in London for so long that she enjoyed everything ingenuously.