The art and business of entertaining. Entertaiment can be aimed at any audience and at any scale, from an individual who selects entertainment from the now enormous range of pre-recorded products, to a banquet arranged for two; from parties of any size or type to performances for thousands; from children’s amusements to political satire. Entertainment has a strong connotation of fun and amusement, but can also have serious intent, as in the case of ceremonies, celebrations, religious festivals, and satire.

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From French entretenement; see entertain.
*Entertainment is fine, unless it hurts somebody or goes below human dignity.