jollity


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jol·li·ty

 (jŏl′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. jol·li·ties
Convivial merriment or celebration.

jollity

(ˈdʒɒlɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. the condition of being jolly

jol•li•ty

(ˈdʒɒl ɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
1. a jolly or merry mood, condition, or activity; gaiety.
2. jollities, jolly festivities.
[1250–1300; Middle English jolite < Old French, =joli(f) gay (see jolly) + -te -ty2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jollity - feeling jolly and jovial and full of good humor
gaiety, merriment - a gay feeling
amiability, good humor, good humour, good temper - a cheerful and agreeable mood

jollity

noun fun, mirth, gaiety, merriment, revelry, liveliness, conviviality, merrymaking the singing and jollity of the celebration
Translations

jollity

[ˈdʒɒlɪtɪ] Nalegria f, regocijo m

jollity

[ˈdʒɒlɪti] ngaiete f

jollity

jollity

[ˈdʒɒlɪtɪ] nallegria
References in classic literature ?
There is much life and fun and jollity and some vulgarity in Pickwick.
The sky was bright and the wind fair, nor had we the least apprehension of the danger into which we were falling, but with the utmost carelessness and jollity held on our course.
The genial festival of Christmas, which throughout all Christendom lights up the fireside of home with mirth and jollity, followed hard upon the wedding just described.