What Is Entertaiment?

Entertaiment is a broad term that encompasses many forms of entertainment, from traditional arts like music and theater to contemporary new media, including motion picture, television, books, and live performance. It also includes activities that are edifying, such as education and intellectual growth. It is important to note that what may be considered a form of entertainment for one person or group of people, may be considered an act of cruelty for another. These examples are automatically compiled from various online sources, and do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors.

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