The tendency to seek distraction and relief from unpleasant realities, especially by seeking entertainment or engaging in fantasy: virtual reality offers a form of escapism
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- There was some fantasy, some escapism and a lot of joy in performing for my parents and my friends in school plays.
- Entertainment provides escapism, even happiness for a lot of people.
- It was sheer fantasy, sheer escapism.
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