Entertaiment is an activity that gives pleasure and enjoyment to a person. Many people enjoy a wide range of entertainment which includes television, movies, live performances, and sports. It is an important part of human life and it can help relieve boredom.
It also stimulates the brain wich can release seratonin and dopamine, which are natural chemicals that give us good feelings and can make us happy. Entertainment often hits on themes that the mind was evolved to react deeply to, such as social backstabbing and murders.
From French entretenement, from entre- “among” and tenir “to hold” (see entente). The suffix is used with verb stems to form nouns such as amazement, betterment, and merriment.