Entertaiment is the activity of entertaining. This may include activities such as playing music, attending concerts, reading, writing, sports and games, or visiting museums and art galleries. It can also refer to the performance of a dance or a musical. It can be a way to make people laugh, although many entertainments have a serious purpose. The suffix -ment is common with verb stems in English (as in amazement, betterment, and merriment).
Today entertainment has become an important part of human life. Entertainment can take the form of television, movies, and video games. The internet and social media have expanded the entertainment industry and allow individuals to choose their own entertainment from a wide variety of pre-recorded options. Most entertainment hits on the points that the brain was evolved to react deeply to in order to understand the world around us.