Articles about Entertaiment
Having been evolved to react deeply to social backstabbing and murder, the human brain is predisposed to be entertained by drama. Entertainment can be a cathartic release for the tensions, stress and anxieties of everyday life that we all face. It can also be a way to realease seratonin and dopamine in the brain which is a good thing, considering that these chemicals make us feel happy.
The word entertainment is derived from the Latin intertenere and its Indo-European root ten, meaning to stretch or pull out. It has come to mean any agreeable occupation for the mind; a diversion or amusement: Solving the daily crossword is an entertainment for many. These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word ‘entertainment.’ Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors.