What Is Entertainment?



entertainment is widely construed to include activities that provide enjoyment, whether for the individual choosing private entertainment from a now enormous variety of pre-recorded products; for a group at a banquet or party; or for a larger audience at a performance. Often entertainment has a serious purpose, as in the case of ceremonies, celebrations, religious festivals or satire. These examples are automatically gathered and compiled from online sources to illustrate current usage of the word ‘entertaiment.’