Definition of 'escapism'
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Perfect escapism from our grey wintry skies. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Both offer complete escapism and great exercise facilities. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But this is pure escapism and very funny. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Mum will enjoy a little escapism. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It was simply the purest escapism. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Reading for pleasure expands knowledge, provides escapism and enhances imagination. The Sun (2011)Perhaps it is also harmless escapism you don't have to take too seriously. Times, Sunday Times (2016)More than just pulp fiction, they offer escape and escapism. Times, Sunday Times (2015)As the singer dreams of escaping his normal life, the listener is provided with perfect escapism. The Sun (2011)Bond offers escapism, but of a serious sort. Times, Sunday Times (2007) Pure frothy escapism, but the two stars make the most of a goofy script. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It's pure escapism and we love it. Times, Sunday Times (2016)For those looking for some pure feelgood escapism, this is the perfect experience. The Sun (2013)The result is perfect escapism. The Sun (2011)One view is that, during economic gloom, the arts offer escapism. Times, Sunday Times (2011)That's the thing with console games: they offer perfect escapism. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It's pure escapism and artistically you're very free. The Sun (2012)For pure escapism The company's future was hanging in the balance. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Though all concerned are astonished at its success, they put it down to pure, unashamed escapism. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Part of the story is that, for most of us, the annual holiday is pure escapism. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It let him, crucially, retain a sense of childlike wonder and a love of fantasy and escapism. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He lives on site, with his wife and three daughters, and admits he finds little time for escapism. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Used Occasionally. escapism is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'escapism'
British English: escapism NOUN
If you describe an activity as escapism, you mean that it makes people think about pleasant things instead of the uninteresting or unpleasant aspects of their life.
Horoscopes are merely harmless escapism.
Definition of escapism from the Collins English Dictionary
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