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escapism Explained

escapism at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

[ıs'keı'pızəm]

escapism at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [U] activities or entertainment that help you forget about bad or boring things for a short time// --Books were a form of escapism from the real world.// -- escapist adj // --pure escapist entertainment//

escapism at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

54 Moby Thesaurus words for "escapism":
alienation, autism, autistic thinking, avoidance mechanism,
blame-shifting, break, breakout, compensation, decompensation,
defense mechanism, deliverance, delivery, dereism,
dereistic thinking, displacement, dissociation, emergence,
emotional insulation, escape, escape into fantasy,
escape mechanism, evasion, extrication, fantasizing, fantasy,
flight, freeing, getaway, isolation, issuance, issue, jailbreak,
leak, leakage, liberation, negativism, outlet, overcompensation,
prisonbreak, projection, psychotaxis, rationalization, release,
rescue, resistance, riddance, setting-free,
sociological adjustive reactions, sublimation, substitution, vent,
wish-fulfillment fantasy, wishful thinking, withdrawal

escapism at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun
[U] an activity, a form of entertainment, etc. that helps you avoid or forget unpleasant or boring things:
the pure escapism of adventure movies * For John, books are a form of escapism.
escapist adjective:
escapist entertainment / fantasies * romantic novels and other escapist literature

escapism at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun
[U] an activity, a form of entertainment, etc. that helps you avoid or forget unpleasant or boring things:
the pure escapism of adventure movies * For John, books are a form of escapism.
escapist adjective:
escapist entertainment / fantasies * romantic novels and other escapist literature

escapism at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

escapism
n : an inclination to retreat from unpleasant realities through
diversion or fantasy; "romantic novels were her escape
from the stress of daily life"; "his alcohol problem was
a form of escapism" [syn: {escape}]

escapism at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Noun

Inter: wikipedi » a
Inter: en-noun » s|-
  • An inclination to escape from routine or reality into fantasy
    1. A genre of book, film etc. that one uses to indulge this tendency

      Related terms

      * escapist

  • escapology

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » inclination to escape
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|ескапизъм|m
  • Danish: eskapisme
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|escapisme
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Eskapismus|m
  • Hungarian: Inter: t- » hu|eszképizmus
  • Maltese: Eskejpizmu

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Portuguese: Inter: t- » pt|escapismo|m
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|эскапизм|m
    • Serbo-Croatian: Inter: t- » sh|eskapizam|m
    • Swedish: Inter: t- » sv|eskapism
    • Turkish: Inter: t- » tr|gerçeklerden kaçma
    • Ukrainian: Inter: t- » uk|ескапізм|m


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Category: Category:English nouns ending in "-ism" -
    Translation: et » escapism
    Translation: fr » escapism
    Translation: ko » escapism
    Translation: io » escapism
    Translation: kn » escapism
    Translation: sw » escapism
    Translation: pl » escapism
    Translation: ta » escapism
    Translation: vi » escapism
    Translation: zh » escapism