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Definition 1: an inclination to retreat from unpleasant realities through diversion or fantasy - [noun denoting act]

Samples where escapism or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • romantic novels were her escape from the stress of daily life
  • his alcohol problem was a form of escapism

Synonyms for escapism in the sense of this definition

(escapism is a kind of ...) an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates

"scuba diving is provided as a diversion for tourists" "for recreation he wrote poetry and solved crossword puzzles" "drug abuse is often regarded as a form of recreation"

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