Entertaiment is something that makes people feel good. It stimulates the brain to realease seratonin, dopamine and other chemicals that make you feel happy. It also hits at the points the human mind was shaped to react deeply to such as social backstabbing and murders.
It can be done through a variety of media, such as movies and television, music and concerts, books and poetry, sports and games, video and board games, and visual arts. Entertainment has the ability to cross over different mediums and has demonstrated a seemingly infinite potential for creative remix.
The word is derived from the Latin inter-tenere, meaning “to hold inside.” Click on the collocations below to see more examples. You can also find the definition of Entertaiment in our article about the verb entertain.