Definition of escapism in English:


Line breaks: es|cap¦ism
Pronunciation: /ɪˈskeɪpɪz(ə)m
, ɛ-/


[mass noun]



noun & adjective
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  • The interactive nature of chat rooms makes participation more serious than simple escapist fantasy, Mileham says.
  • But the important thing is to make sure they don't become escapists, mixing up reality and the imaginary world.
  • Escapist entertainment does not get much better than this.

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