What Is Entertaiment?

Entertaiment is any activity or event that provides amusement, relaxation, diversion, or pleasure. The activities involved may include movies, sports events, games, hobbies, reading, music, or social gatherings. The purpose is to remove individuals from their daily or mundane realities, giving them experiences that will be enjoyable for a time. These examples were programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word and do not represent the opinions of Merriam-Webster or its editors.