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synonyms for escapism

  • evasion
  • prevention
  • restraint
  • circumvention
  • delay
  • departure
  • dodge
  • dodging
  • elusion
  • escape
  • flight
  • forbearance
  • nonparticipation
  • parry
  • recession
  • recoil
  • retreat
  • self-restraint
  • shunning
  • absention
  • eschewal
  • passive resistance
  • run-around
  • steering clear of
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antonyms for escapism

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  • advance
  • arrival
  • coming
  • continuation
  • stay
  • meeting
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How to use escapism in a sentence

We're no strangers to video games as escapism during the pandemic, especially the games that bring friends together online with simple-yet-deep gameplay.
NERTS! IS THE FREE, PLEASANT SIX-PLAYER CARD GAME WE COULD ALL USE RIGHT NOWSAM MACHKOVECHJANUARY 7, 2021ARS TECHNICA
Bridgerton initially drew mostly rave reviews from critics who praised the show’s “feminist undertones,” marathon-ability, and “frothy, silly escapism.”
THE DEBATE OVER BRIDGERTON AND RACEAJA ROMANOJANUARY 7, 2021VOX
Everybody needs some escapism right now, and that’s the business we’re in.
SAVOR THE SPIRITS OF THE SEASON AT THESE OUTDOOR HOLIDAY-THEMED BARSFRITZ HAHNDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The designs range from classic problem solving and collaborative tasks — like space-survival mission Project Artemis — to pure fun escapism.
3D ESCAPE ROOMS, 1980’S-THEMED MURDER MYSTERIES: COMPANIES INVEST IN VIRTUAL RETREATSLUCINDA SOUTHERNOCTOBER 12, 2020DIGIDAY
Outside editors leaned into escapism this month, spending our weekends consuming culture that transported us from faraway planets to the beaches of Oahu.
EVERYTHING OUR EDITORS LOVED IN SEPTEMBERTHE EDITORSOCTOBER 8, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
If "escapism" be a need of man, cramped in his narrow personality, can any escape compare with the majesty of omnipresence?
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A YOGIPARAMHANSA YOGANANDA
They are escapism embodied, a dreamland, a scape of fantasy, the vale of telenovellas.
AFTER THE RAINSAM VAKNIN
"They're still a far cry from reality, or even the usual escapism," said the banker.
REEL LIFE FILMSSAMUEL KIMBALL MERWIN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ESCAPISM

  • absention
  • circumvention
  • delay
  • departure
  • dodge
  • dodging
  • elusion
  • escape
  • escapism
  • eschewal
  • evasion
  • flight
  • forbearance
  • nonparticipation
  • parry
  • passive resistance
  • prevention
  • recession
  • recoil
  • restraint
  • retreat
  • run-around
  • self-restraint
  • shunning
  • steering clear of
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.