What Is Entertaiment?


Entertaiment is any activity that diverts or amuses people during their leisure time, whether actively, such as when they invent a game; passively, as when they enjoy a performance; or both, as when they watch a TV show or movie. It can provide pleasure, fun, enjoyment, amusement, and laughter, as well as be a source of moral instruction or a storehouse of national values. It is an important industry and a key component of many societies. These examples are selected programmatically from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word ‘Entertainment.’ Send us feedback.
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