Escapism - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪˈskeɪpɪzəm|  American pronunciation of the word escapism
Brit.  |ɪˈskeɪpɪz(ə)m|  British pronunciation of the word escapism

noun

- an inclination to retreat from unpleasant realities through diversion or fantasy(syn: escape)

his alcohol problem was a form of escapism

Examples

Reading romantic novels is for her a form of escapism.

Books were a form of escapism from the real world.

His alcohol problem was a form of escapism.

For many people going on holiday is a form of escapism.

These adventure films are pure escapism.

his alcohol problem was a form of escapism

...the whole contexture of Las Vegas is focused on escapism...

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