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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"

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

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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Idris Elba:

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

  4. 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.

  5. Patrick Quelch:

    Today is just a lovely thing to be able to do just given the current state of everything, you obviously think about the whole COVID thing and how it's affecting people ... But when you're out here, it's an escapism, isn't it? It's time to not think about other things. It's time to just enjoy yourself if you can - you know, sort of stolen moments.

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