Examples of escapism in a Sentence
Reading romantic novels is for her a form of escapism.
Recent Examples of escapism from the Web
McGregor’s UFC fans and the curious drawn by his trash-talking could help this event dwarf the overall viewership record, as people use the fight as a reason to have friends and family over for an hour of escapism.
PISCES Leaving behind: Dreamy escapism that avoids reality.
Escapism gets a bad rap in our society, but, as with so much, the key lies in the moderation.
This escapism was part of the gift the Saints gave the city following Hurricane Katrina.
Festivals, at their core, are about escapism — getting lost in the music, discovering new talents, forgetting about the often sluggish rigors of daily life.
As for what Waters might say to someone who's looking for escapism rather than politics at a rock concert, the musician didn't mince his words.
Most woke: At a festival largely offering escapism, Chicago soul singer Jamila Woods performed two angry, ultimately empowering, anthems for the Black Lives Matter era.
Her pitch to the mood of kids was perfect: glitter escapism against the gloom.
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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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