Entertaiment is a broad term that can describe many different kinds of events or experiences. It can mean something that gives a person pleasure, diversion or amusement, such as solving a crossword puzzle or watching TV. It can also be something that provides a sense of adventure or excitement, such as a roller coaster ride or a visit to the opera. Sometimes entertainment has a more serious purpose, such as a religious rite, party or non secular pageant. It can even be a form of education or highbrow growth, such as satire. Entertaiment is often abbreviated to entmt on fliers or in industry news publications where space is limited.