escapism Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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escapismnoun [U]

uk   us   /ɪˈskeɪ.pɪ.zəm/
a way of ​avoiding an ​unpleasant or ​boringlife, ​especially by ​thinking, ​reading, etc. about more ​exciting but ​impossibleactivities: These ​adventuremovies are ​pure escapism. For many ​people going on ​holiday is a ​form of escapism.
escapist
noun [C], adjective uk   us   /-pɪst/
escapist ​literature
(Definition of escapism from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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escapismnoun [U]

 us   /ɪˈskeɪˌpɪz·əm/
the ​activity of ​avoidingreality by ​imaginingexciting but ​impossibleactivities
(Definition of escapism from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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