What Is Entertaiment?


Entertaiment provides a respite from the demands of daily life, whether that’s playing video games with friends, going to a rock concert, or taking in an art exhibition. For children, entertainment can include cartoons and playgrounds, while for adults it could mean a play or a dinner party.

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Some people value entertainment that elicits strong emotional reactions—they enjoy watching drama or laughing at a comedy show. Others might prefer more thought-provoking entertainment, such as a documentary or a puzzle game.