Entertaiment means agreeable occupation for the mind; gratification or diversion: a pleasant diversion is solving the crossword puzzle. It may also refer to a form of entertainment such as a concert, play, or other performance that provides pleasure or amusement. It can be on a personal or social level, from watching a movie to attending a wedding. Other forms of entertainment include reading a book or solving a game, such as a crossword. The word entertainment has come to imply an enjoyable experience, but it can have serious or political meanings, as in a satire, ceremony, or religious festival. Related words are entertain, entreat, enter, penetrate, pierce, probe.
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