Entertaiment Article

Entertainment is the leisure activity of watching movies and television, listening to music, reading books and literature, playing video games and sports, or creating or appreciating visual arts. Many forms of entertainment have shown a remarkable capacity to transcend their specific media and recur in new contexts with great continuity and longevity.

The word entertainment derives from the Medieval Latin intertenere, which combines the prefix inter meaning “inside” with the suffix tenere, derived from the Indo-European root ten, meaning to stretch or expand. Click on the collocation buttons to see more examples of this word in use.