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What (who) is escapism - definition

MENTAL DIVERSION BY MEANS OF ENTERTAINMENT OR RECREATION
ESCAPISM
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escapism         
If you describe an activity or type of entertainment as escapism, you mean that it makes people think about pleasant things instead of the uninteresting or unpleasant aspects of their life.
Horoscopes are merely harmless escapism from an ever-bleaker world.
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escapism         
¦ noun the tendency to seek distraction from reality by engaging in entertainment or fantasy.
Derivatives
escapist noun & adjective
Escapism (song)         
WIKIMEDIA DISAMBIGUATION PAGE
Escapism (song)
is the sixth single by Japanese band Antic Cafe. The title track is featured on the album Shikisai Moment.

Wikipedia

Escapism

Escapism is mental diversion from unpleasant or boring aspects of daily life, typically through activities involving imagination or entertainment. Escapism also may be used to occupy one's self away from persistent feelings of depression or general sadness.

Pronunciation examples for escapism
1. with escapism and escapism within the narrative.
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2. It's all escapism.
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4. of almost inherent escapism.
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5. It's not an escapism that
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Examples of use of escapism
1. Its hardly literary but whats wrong with a little escapism?
2. He added: "The timeless appeal of the comic is escapism.
3. America may have its troubles, but Hollywood‘s response is introspection rather than escapism.
4. Escapism is a good thing if it doesn‘t cloud your vision."
5. Motti Kirshenbaum, an Israeli TV commentator, said the obsession was a typical case of Israeli escapism.