jollification


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jol·li·fi·ca·tion

 (jŏl′ə-fĭ-kā′shən)
n.
Festivity; revelry.

jollification

(ˌdʒɒlɪfɪˈkeɪʃən)
n
a merry festivity
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jollification - a boisterous celebrationjollification - a boisterous celebration; a merry festivity
festivity, celebration - any joyous diversion
high jinks, high jinx, hijinks, jinks - noisy and mischievous merrymaking
revel, revelry - unrestrained merrymaking
Translations

jollification

[ˌdʒɒlɪfɪˈkeɪʃən] N
1. (= merriment) → regocijo m, festividades fpl
2. (= party) → fiesta f, guateque m

jollification

n (hum)Festivität f (hum); (= merrymaking: also jollifications) → Festlichkeiten pl

jollification

[ˌdʒɒlɪfɪˈkeɪʃn] n (hum) → festeggiamento
References in classic literature ?
Amid all this jollification Philip paid little attention to the new arrival.
But one evening, when we were sitting over our wine, after one of our club dinners, and all had been hearty together, - Lowborough giving us mad toasts, and hearing our wild songs, and bearing a hand in the applause, if he did not help us to sing them himself, - he suddenly relapsed into silence, sinking his head on his hand, and never lifting his glass to his lips; - but this was nothing new; so we let him alone, and went on with our jollification, till, suddenly raising his head, he interrupted us in the middle of a roar of laughter by exclaiming, -
The facts are these: about four o'clock on Christmas morning, Peterson, who, as you know, is a very honest fellow, was returning from some small jollification and was making his way homeward down Tottenham Court Road.
There had been several Avonlea jollifications the preceding week, involving rather late hours.
Sir Geoffrey's party for 180 people to celebrate the anniversary of his feat, to raise money for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance, would now have to be classed as premature jollification.
You are actually putting someone in a regime which may not allow them to smoke, or a regime where for their own good they may be required or heavily persuaded to indulge in the kind of collective jollification which they would have loathed at home.
The Lightning Seeds, led by Ian Broudie, are a Liverpool band, best known for their album Jollification.
a]bout summer when the woods were green and old Silenus on his fat donkey would come to visit them, and sometimes Bacchus himself, and then the streams would run with wine instead of water and the whole forest would give itself up to jollification for weeks on end.
We much preferred our own words which we set to the tune and sung with great gusto when we were having a jollification.
Ian Broudie had announced it as their "punk song" at a gig the previous month and it was seen as the rockiest track the band had released so far from their Jollification album.
All the very best for a most enjoyable Christmas full of jollification and to a better future for North East England as 2015 beckons its opportunity to us all.