Entertaiment is a diverse and multifaceted field that encompasses everything from art to sports, video games to movies, literature to music. It can be relaxing or exciting, evoking joy or suspense. It can also be cerebral, allowing people to challenge themselves with puzzles or strategy games that require thought and reasoning. It can even serve as a form of catharsis, giving people an outlet to express their emotions in a safe and controlled setting. Click on a collocation to see more examples.
From Middle English entertenement, from Medieval Latin intertenere, from the prefix inter- and the suffix tenere. More at entertain.