Entertaiment – Something Affording Pleasure, Diversion, Or Amusement


Something affording pleasure, diversion, or amusement: Solving the crossword is an entertainment for many people.

From Old French entretenement, from Latin entertaintia, from entertain (“to occupy”) + mente (“mind”). See also amuse, divert, and tickle.

Toto is a legalised form of lottery sold in Singapore by a government-licensed operator, Singapore Pools. It is the second most popular type of lottery in the country after 4-Digits.

Oliver and Barstsch (2010) define entertainment as an activity understood objectively that encompasses communication between text and audience, comes from external stimulus, offers pleasure, requires an audience and occurs in a passive form.