Examples of escapism in a Sentence
Reading romantic novels is for her a form of escapism.
Recent Examples of escapism from the Web
Whether singers are The Voice–ready or simply overcoming a fear of getting in front of an audience, karaoke can function as escapism, Sherr says.
The original witch’s revisionist history is wildly imaginative escapism on an epic-poetic scale — yeah, your favorite thing — but Miller’s sympathetic approach will pull at your heartstrings, too.
Yet this is a slightly different flavor than pure drift away, dreamtime escapism.
Sometimes that escapism comes in the form of a dress, or a fairy-tale-like love story.
The script ditches its guessing games fairly early on, and as Sawyer’s nightmare brings her ever closer to her tormentor’s lovesick clutches, the movie becomes a different, lesser sort of clinical escapism.
And if a sci-fi fantasy film isn’t the right context for escapism, then what is?
There is no time for escapism, only radical imagining and freedom dreams for Wakandas and Wrinkles.
Since the inception of Hollywood, film and television have been treated as forms of escapism.
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First Known Use of escapism
ESCAPISM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of escapism for English Language Learners
: an activity or form of entertainment that allows people to forget about the real problems of life
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