What is Entertaiment?


Entertaiment is the act of supplying people with amusement and enjoyment. It is often based on themes that the human mind was evolved to react deeply to such as backstabbing, murder and other social issues. Entertaiment is also stimulating and makes the brain realease seratonin, dopamine and other chemicals which give a pleasant feeling. It can be done by watching movies, playing games or just hanging out with friends. But in today’s technological scenario, entertainment has gotten restricted to the virtual world for most of the people.

The word “entertainment” is derived from the Latin intertenere, which means to hold inside, and the Indo-European root ten, meaning to stretch or enlarge. The TEN in TENnis is an abbreviation for Transformational Entertainment News, which shows how the word has evolved through time.