Definition of Playfulnesses

1. playfulness [n] - See also: playfulness



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Playfulnesses

playfellows
playfellowship
playfield
playfields
playfight
playfighting
playfights
playfought
playfriend
playfriends
playful
playfull
playfuller
playfully
playfulness
playfulnesses (current term)
playgame
playgirl
playgirls
playgoer
playgoers
playgoing
playgoings
playground
playground ball
playground taunt
playground taunts
playgrounds
playgroup
playgroups

Literary usage of Playfulnesses

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1868)
"... his dominions to choose their little playfulnesses from the records of pagan mythology. Jupiter, but not James; Bacchus, but not Benedict, is his motto. ..."

2. Aspects and Impressions by Edmund Gosse (1922)
"Here the charm of Butler's style is expended, with a thousand oddities and playfulnesses, on subjects which blossom in its atmosphere. ..."

3. The Life and Correspondence of Thomas Arnold, D. D.: Late Head-master of by Arthur Penrhyn Stanley (1910)
"... of the domestic playfulnesses,— the humorous details, inverse or prose, of travelling adventures, — the very jolts of the carriage, and difficulties of ..."

4. The Gentleman's Magazine (1894)
"These Jacobin playfulnesses were scarcely the result of "suspicion," whether "preternatural " or other : they were the deeds of men and women who were ..."

5. Selections and Essays by John Ruskin (1918)
"... and had many customs and playfulnesses which were blunt and rude; and they dressed themselves and their wives with coarse cloth; many wore merely skins, ..."

6. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1868)
"... his dominions to choose their little playfulnesses from the records of pagan mythology. Jupiter, but not James; Bacchus, but not Benedict, is his motto. ..."

7. Aspects and Impressions by Edmund Gosse (1922)
"Here the charm of Butler's style is expended, with a thousand oddities and playfulnesses, on subjects which blossom in its atmosphere. ..."

8. The Life and Correspondence of Thomas Arnold, D. D.: Late Head-master of by Arthur Penrhyn Stanley (1910)
"... of the domestic playfulnesses,— the humorous details, inverse or prose, of travelling adventures, — the very jolts of the carriage, and difficulties of ..."

9. The Gentleman's Magazine (1894)
"These Jacobin playfulnesses were scarcely the result of "suspicion," whether "preternatural " or other : they were the deeds of men and women who were ..."

10. Selections and Essays by John Ruskin (1918)
"... and had many customs and playfulnesses which were blunt and rude; and they dressed themselves and their wives with coarse cloth; many wore merely skins, ..."

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