Definition of Festiveness

1. Noun. The quality of being festive; festivity ¹



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Definition of Festiveness

1. [n -ES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Festiveness

festinately
festinates
festinating
festinating gait
festination
festinations
festival
festivalgoer
festivalgoers
festivalist
festivalists
festivals
festive
festive season
festively
festiveness
festivenesses
festivities
festivity
festivous
festlich
festoon
festooned
festooneries
festoonery
festooning
festoons
festoony
fests
festschrift

Literary usage of Festiveness

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

1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1812)
"... festive and festiveness ; hut in his Glossary to Chaucer he correctly ... it festiveness. ‘l'he Reader will lind as little in line 648 of the same ..."

2. The Age of Transition, 1400-1580 by Frederick John Snell (1905)
"All are marked by a quaint unconventional manner, expressing sometimes the season's festiveness, and sometimes a childlike appreciation of the great miracle ..."

3. Social Historians by Harry Aubrey Toulmin (1911)
"... because of their surpassing good nature — the ever- living interest of those several stories of which each is endowed with a perpetual festiveness. ..."

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