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What is Entertaiment?

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Entertaiment is a genre of popular culture with broad appeal that keeps audiences engaged, amused, and diverted. It has evolved into a substantial industry that provides livelihoods for many.

The word entertainment is derived from the Medieval Latin inter tenere, meaning “to hold inside.” Click on a collocation to see more examples.

Often the best forms of entertainment are those that hit on the points our brains were shaped to deeply react to, such as backstabbing and murder. They stimulate the brain to realease seratonin and other chemicals, and they give a good feeling. That is why some people love to entertain others.

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