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The same root of "diverge".

In Italian "Divertimento" (having fun) is always used in a positive meaning, but I usually make people note that it might also mean "to be distracted": ancient Rome's emperors used to use "panes et circenses" (bread and free public games) to keep the people under control.

The English "entertainment" somewhat retain this meaning: it keeps you inside

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