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escapism

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishescapismes‧cap‧is‧m /ɪˈskeɪpɪzəm/ noun [uncountable]  FORGETactivities 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 adjective pure escapist entertainment
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escapismWith empathy and encouragement, however, Sally was helped to identify her overprotectiveness and escapism.The world looks to Hollywood for escapism.Every teenage fantasy, frustration and obsession is here as the naive youngsters exchange their drab existences for an alcohol-induced escapism.His equivalent of Edwardian leisured escapism is today's green movement.We wanted her relationship with Hannah to be characterized by less tension and anxiety and by neither overprotectiveness nor escapism.But it is a form of escapism that is comforting to a great number of people.In September 1926 he settled for what appeared to be the only remaining solution: escapism.But no matter what trips your escapism triggers, City Week still wishes you and yours a big Merry Christmas.a form of escapismAnd most of us accept that fashion pages are aspirational and a form of escapism.But it is a form of escapism that is comforting to a great number of people.
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