festiveness


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fes·tive

 (fĕs′tĭv)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or appropriate for a feast or festival.
2. Merry; joyous: a festive party.

[Latin fēstīvus, from fēstus; see dhēs- in Indo-European roots.]

fes′tive·ly adv.
fes′tive·ness n.
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festiveness

noun
Joyful, exuberant activity:
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