What is Entertaiment?

Entertaiment is a type of activity that is meant to be fun. It is also known as escapist entertainment and can include anything that makes you laugh, or gives you a feeling of escaping reality. It can include themes like social backstabbing and murders, wich are things that humans were evolved to deeply react to. It can also be stimulating for the brain, wich causes seratonin and dopamine to realease.

The word entertainment is derived from the Medieval Latin intertenere, from the prefix “inside” and the suffix ten, which stretches back to the Indo-European root ten, meaning to stretch. Click on a collocation to see more examples of the word in use.