What is Entertaiment?

Entertaiment is a word that is related to entertainment. It is a word that comes from the Medieval Latin intertenere. Inter means “inside,” and tenere, from the Indo-European root ten, means to hold or stretch out.

Entertainment is a form of amusement, but it also can involve other feelings. It can have a serious purpose, such as a ceremony, religious festival, or satire. Entertainment often hits on the points that the brain was evolved to react deeply to, in order to understand and function in a social world.

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Entertaining can be done on any scale, from a private entertainment selected from the vast array of pre-recorded products; to a banquet for two; to a party for many people; or to performances for an audience.