frolicsomeness


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Noun1.frolicsomeness - lively high-spirited playfulness
playfulness, fun - a disposition to find (or make) causes for amusement; "her playfulness surprised me"; "he was fun to be with"
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frolicsomeness

noun
The state of being full of high-spirited fun:
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References in classic literature ?
They were a group of merry youngsters, almost maddened with the exuberant frolicsomeness of their years.
Instead of a Romantic cantilena with great vaults of phrases in all three movements, Isserlis and Mustonen bring to bear greater lightness, frolicsomeness, Classicist levity (particularly palpable in Olli Mustonen's piano).
"A noble boy, and docile"--she murmured--"he has all the frolicsomeness of youth, with little of its giddiness.