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
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

jollity

noun
Translations
مَرَح، روح الفُكاهَه
kátína

jollity

[ˈdʒɒlɪtɪ] Nalegría f, regocijo m

jollity

[ˈdʒɒlɪti] ngaieté f

jollity

jollity

[ˈdʒɒlɪtɪ] nallegria

jolly

(ˈdʒoli) adjective
merry and cheerful. He's in quite a jolly mood today.
adverb
very. Taste this – it's jolly good!
ˈjolliness, ˈjollity noun
References in classic literature ?
Dickens himself was full of fun and jollity. His was a florid personality.
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.
Had a wanderer, bewildered in the melancholy forest, heard their mirth, and stolen a half-affrighted glance, he might have fancied them the crew of Comus, some already transformed to brutes, some midway between man and beast, and the others rioting in the flow of tipsy jollity that foreran the change.
At the moment when this jollity was manifesting itself by the most lively demonstrations, when the ladies were reproaching the two adversaries with not having admitted women into the system of Epicurean happiness, Gourville was seen hastening from the other end of the garden, approaching Fouquet, and detaching him, by his presence alone, from the group.
The youngsters, not immediately within sight, seemed rather bright and desirable appurtenances than otherwise; the incidents of daily life were not without humorousness and jollity in their aspect there.
In the midst of the jollity produced by good cigars, good wine, and passable anecdotes, the landlord presented his bill.
Under Hayward's influence he had persuaded himself that the festivities that attend this season were vulgar and barbaric, and he made up his mind that he would take no notice of the day; but when it came, the jollity of all around affected him strangely.
"Leave your clutter in the hall, boys, and sit quietly down if you choose to stop here, for we are busy," said Aunt Plenty, shaking her finger at the turbulent Clan, who were bubbling over with the jollity born of spring sunshine and healthy exercise.
"We then went into the Friars, which you know is the scene of all mirth and jollity. Here, when we arrived at the tavern, Mr Watson applied himself to the drawer only, without taking the least notice of the cook; for he had no suspicion but that I had dined long since.
Wardle was in the very height of his jollity; and he was so funny in his management of the board, and the old ladies were so sharp after their winnings, that the whole table was in a perpetual roar of merriment and laughter.
The Jolly Sandboys was a small road-side inn of pretty ancient date, with a sign, representing three Sandboys increasing their jollity with as many jugs of ale and bags of gold, creaking and swinging on its post on the opposite side of the road.