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Definition of "spectatorship" [spec•ta•tor•ship]

  • The state or quality of being a spectator (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "spectatorship" in a sentence
  • "How, after Dumont's license to free spectatorship,could I enjoy a film which tells me from its opening credits that the story is going to be about evil the quote from The Book of Job that Malick chooses to ponderously announce his film and in which every shot is controlled to make the spectator realize the Truth of Life?"
  • "It is also curious that as religious attendance rates have dropped off in recent decades, interest in sport spectatorship has soared."
  • "In addition, sports spectatorship is a transformative experience through which fans escape their humdrum lives, just as religious experiences may help the faithful to transcend their everyday existence."