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Synonyms for escapism
ɪˈskeɪ pɪz əmes·capism

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  1. escape, escapismnoun

    an inclination to retreat from unpleasant realities through diversion or fantasy

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

    Synonyms:
    relief valve, leakage, evasion, dodging, escape, escape cock, leak, safety valve, flight, escape valve, outflow

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  1. Sam Bompas:

    I'm kind of bored of every bar and restaurant opening in London that's down south American cooking, or Korean food, and it's staffed by waiters or chefs who've been on holiday somewhere and been inspired by it, and it having no real relationship to the local area or local history, or local meaning, so with' Alcoholic Architecture,' Alcoholic Architecture's about escapism and fun -- but at the same time Alcoholic Architecture's totally based on the local history.

  2. Iain Percy:

    On a personal level, it's not easy although it's nothing compared to what Bart's family had to go through, i think of them first. But of course I'm driven by his memory, sometimes unhealthily, but being on the water is nice escapism.

  3. Idris Elba:

    James Bond is James Bond, that takes audiences on this massive escapism journey.

  4. Jack Hamilton:

    I think in many ways reality shows allow for a purer form of escapism than more' prestigious' scripted shows, one of the reasons shows like' The Sopranos' and' The Wire' are so acclaimed is that they actually demand quite a lot from their viewers : attention, emotional investment, critical thinking, etc. Most of the time reality shows or docuseries( particularly of the.

  5. Ben Lewis:

    These stories offer comfort and escapism, it's something queer audiences haven't had a lot of. There has got to be room for fluff, for lack of a better term, and seeing queer representation in all genres, even where it hasn't been seen before.


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