Examples of escapism in a Sentence
Reading romantic novels is for her a form of escapism.
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This shift in thinking can set the stage for a feeling of escapism.
The series, which never took itself too seriously, was sturdy escapism that built a devoted fan base.
An attack in Las Vegas, America’s escapism capital, puts that whiplash in a new, stark context.
The result was not escapism (even if Mr. Van Noten did use the word, that is one service clothes can’t provide — Ibiza, maybe).
The notion that decent, well-meaning folks are keeping vigil on Trump from inside the palace walls is a form of escapism, like alcohol or James Bond movies.
Moonlight asks viewers to dig deep into its protagonist's life in order to find a semblance of their own identity; it's not meant as escapism, as certain scenes in Barry Jenkins' film appear to be burdened with the weight of all humanity.
Oddball comedy forms the foundation of all Waititi’s work, finding its way beneath his many pseudo-realistic tales (often about youthful New Zealanders embracing escapism).
So, for anyone looking for a little science fiction escapism, this series isn't for you.
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