Entertaiment means amusement, enjoyment, recreation or diversion. It can be in the form of watching movies, attending concerts or participating in recreational activities or games. It helps to relieve stress and boredom by temporarily taking people out of their mundane realities and introducing them into enjoyable fantasies.
According to Bates and Ferri (2010) entertainment is an activity understood objectively, involves communication featuring external stimulus, offers pleasure, requires an audience to exist and occurs in a passive form.
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The word comes from the Latin intertenere, with the prefix inter meaning “inside” and the suffix tenere meaning to hold inside. It is related to the Indo-European root ten, which means to stretch.