What Does Entertaiment Mean?


Entertaiment has become a synonym for leisure, although many of its traditional forms can be extreme—think of rite, party, non secular pageant and satire for instance. The sense of being entertained is also often linked to perception or highbrow growth, such as with a play or an art exhibition. And since entertainment is a highly flexible medium with seemingly unlimited potential for creative remix, the meaning of what appears entertaining may shift over time.

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From Middle French entretenement, from Medieval Latin intertenere, from the Indo-European root tenere, to hold inside.

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