What Is Entertaiment?



Entertaiment is a multifaceted universe that encompasses everything from escapism to education, from catharsis to cerebral engagement. It is an essential part of our social fabric, a powerful stress buster that reduces cortisol levels, and a source of recreation that allows us to escape into worlds other than our own. Entertainment can take many forms—from a clown at a birthday party to stadium rock concerts. Click on a collocation below to see more examples.
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