A form of activity that holds the attention and interest of an audience or gives pleasure and delight. It may be an idea or a task, but is more likely to be one of the activities or events that have developed over thousands of years specifically for the purpose of keeping an audience’s attention.
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Something that affords diversion or amusement. For example, solving the daily crossword puzzle is an entertainment for many people. Entertaiment is understood objectively, involves communication between text and audience from an external stimulus, offers pleasure, requires an audience to exist, and occurs in a passive form.