What is Entertaiment?



Entertaiment is a multifaceted concept that reflects the complexities of human emotion and intellect. Entertainment can be found in a multitude of mediums, from sports and games to fine arts, jazz concerts, dramas, and novels. It can be shared with friends and family or experienced solo, from reading a gripping mystery to playing a complex video game. From escapism and joy to education and catharsis, the power of entertainment is in its infinite variations.

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From the Latin ente-timentum, meaning ‘entertainment’ or ‘amusement.’ (See also the article on the etymology of entertain). Entertaiment is an integral part of the human experience and can be enjoyed by all ages and backgrounds.