Definition of Joviality

1. Noun. Feeling jolly and jovial and full of good humor.

Exact synonyms: Jolliness, Jollity
Generic synonyms: Gaiety, Merriment, Amiability, Good Humor, Good Humour, Good Temper
Derivative terms: Jolly, Jolly, Jovial



2. Noun. A jovial nature.
Exact synonyms: Conviviality
Generic synonyms: Sociability, Sociableness
Derivative terms: Convivial, Jovial

Definition of Joviality

1. n. The quality or state of being jovial.

Definition of Joviality

1. Noun. The state of being jovial; jollity or conviviality ¹

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Definition of Joviality

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Joviality

journeyworks
journo
journos
jours
joust
jousted
jouster
jousters
jousting
jousts
jove
jovial
jovialist
jovialists
jovialities
joviality (current term)
jovially
jovialness
jovialties
jovialty
jovicentric
jow
jowar
jowari
jowaris
jowars
jowed
jowing
jowl
jowled

Literary usage of Joviality

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1. English Synonymes Explained: In Alphabetical Order ; with Copious by George Crabb (1883)
"joviality or JOLLITY, and HILARITY, are species of merriment which belong to the convivial board, or to less refined indulgences : joviality or jollity is ..."

2. The Early Diary of Frances Burney, 1768-1778: With a Selection from Her by Fanny Burney (1889)
"He is a tall, stout man, and looks as weather-proof as any sailor in the navy. He has great good-humour and joviality marked in his countenance. ..."

3. England in 1835: A Series of Letters Written to Friends in Germany During a by Friedrich von Raumer (1836)
"... Turies — Primogeniture — Husband- catching—Religious Bigotry—New interpretation of the Apocalypse—Hansard's Debates—English Society—German joviality. ..."

4. A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and by William Tooke, William Beloe, Robert Nares (1798)
"... invented new ones, and his joviality and good- humour made him the delight of all his ... joviality ..."

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