Word of the Day – Entertaiment



Entertainment is an activity understood objectively, encompasses communication between text and audience from an external stimulus, off ers pleasure, requires an audience to exist and occurs in a passive form. Bates and Ferri (2010) define entertainment as a consumer activity that is both escapist and social in nature.

Word of the Day

Entertaiment, from Middle French entretenement, is derived from the Latin inter-tenere, from tenere, which means to hold inside. The prefix inter- suggests holding within, while the suffix -tenere is related to the Indo-European root ten, which also means stretch. The act of entertaining, agreeable occupation for the mind, diversion or amusement: solving a daily crossword puzzle is a popular entertainment.