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Leisure vs. Entertainment

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Leisurenoun

Freedom provided by the cessation of activities.

Entertainmentnoun

An activity designed to give pleasure, enjoyment, diversion, amusement, or relaxation to an audience, no matter whether the audience participates passively as in watching opera or a movie, or actively as in games.

Leisurenoun

Free time, time free from work or duties.

Entertainmentnoun

A show put on for the enjoyment or amusement of others.

Leisurenoun

Time at one's command, free from engagement; convenient opportunity; hence, convenience; ease.

Entertainmentnoun

(obsolete) Maintenance or support.

Leisurenoun

Freedom from occupation or business; vacant time; time free from employment.

‘The desire of leisure is much more natural than of business and care.’;

Entertainmentnoun

(obsolete) Admission into service; service.

Leisurenoun

Time at one's command, free from engagement; convenient opportunity; hence, convenience; ease.

‘He sighed, and had no leisure more to say.’;

Entertainmentnoun

(obsolete) Payment of soldiers or servants; wages.

Leisureadjective

Unemployed; as, leisure hours.

Entertainmentnoun

(obsolete) Reception; (provision of) food to guests or travellers.

Leisurenoun

time available for ease and relaxation;

‘his job left him little leisure’;

Entertainmentnoun

The act of receiving as host, or of amusing, admitting, or cherishing; hospitable reception; also, reception or treatment, in general.

‘The entertainment of Christ by faith.’; ‘The sincere entertainment and practice of the precepts of the gospel.’;

Leisurenoun

freedom to choose a pastime or enjoyable activity;

‘he lacked the leisure for golf’;

Entertainmentnoun

That which entertains, or with which one is entertained;

‘Theatrical entertainments conducted with greater elegance and refinement.’;

Leisure

Leisure has often been defined as a quality of experience or as free time. Free time is time spent away from business, work, job hunting, domestic chores, and education, as well as necessary activities such as eating and sleeping.

Entertainmentnoun

Admission into service; service.

‘Some band of strangers in the adversary's entertainment.’;

Entertainmentnoun

Payment of soldiers or servants; wages.

‘The entertainment of the general upon his first arrival was but six shillings and eight pence.’;

Entertainmentnoun

a diversion that holds the attention

Entertainment

Entertainment is a form of activity that holds the attention and interest of an audience or gives pleasure and delight. It can be an idea or a task, but is more likely to be one of the activities or events that have developed over thousands of years specifically for the purpose of keeping an audience's attention.

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