Articles About Entertaiment

Articles about Entertaiment

From Middle English entretenement, from Old French entretener (to support, maintain), from Latin inter tenere (“to hold inside”), from the Indo-European root ten, meaning “to stretch.” Entertaiment is a multifaceted activity with a broad and diverse range of forms. It can take the form of a theatrical performance, an exhibit or a video game, and even the daily crossword puzzle. It is objective, entails communication between text and audience from an external stimulus, offers pleasure, requires an audience to exist, and takes place in a passive form.

What one person finds entertainment may be considered work or a sign of cruelty by another, and many familiar themes and images have the ability to transcend media.

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online sources, and may not reflect the views of Merriam-Webster or its editors.