Entertaiment is a broad genre of cultural activities that provides enjoyment, recreation, and amusement. It can involve formal, scripted performance, such as theatre, opera, or concerts; or it can be unscripted and spontaneous, such as games and children’s play. It can take the form of public or private entertainment, and it can be a source of delight or a source of pain. It may be a form of social or psychological entertainment, or it can provide insight into human behaviour.
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The word entertainment derives from the Medieval Latin intertenere, from the prefix inter meaning “inside” and the suffix tenere, derived from the Indo-European root ten, meaning “to hold.”
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