[en-joi-muh nt] /ɛnˈdʒɔɪ mənt/
the act of .
the possession, use, or occupancy of anything with satisfaction or pleasure:
to have the enjoyment of a large income.
a particular form or source of pleasure:
Hunting is his greatest enjoyment.
Law. the exercise of a right:
the enjoyment of an estate.
the act or condition of receiving pleasure from something
the use or possession of something that is satisfying or beneficial
something that provides joy or satisfaction
the possession or exercise of a legal right
1550s, from enjoy + -ment.
[en-joi] /ɛnˈdʒɔɪ/ verb (used with object) 1. to experience with joy; take pleasure in: He enjoys Chinese food. 2. to have and use with satisfaction; have the benefit of: He enjoys an excellent income from his trust funds. 3. to find or experience pleasure for (oneself): She seems to enjoy herself at everything she does. […]
[en-kef-uh-lin] /ɛnˈkɛf ə lɪn/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. either of two pentapeptides that bind to morphine receptors in the central nervous system and have opioid properties of relatively short duration; one pentapeptide (Met enkephalin) has the amino acid sequence Tyr-Gly-Gly-Phe-Met and the other (Leu enkephalin) has the sequence Tyr-Gly-Gly-Phe-Leu. /ɛnˈkɛfəlɪn/ noun 1. a chemical occurring in […]
enkephalinergic en·keph·a·li·ner·gic (ěn-kěf’ə-lə-nûr’jĭk) adj. Of or relating to nerve cells or fibers that employ an enkephalin as their neurotransmitter.
[en-kee] /ˈɛn ki/ noun 1. a Sumerian water god and god of wisdom: the counterpart of the Akkadian Ea.