Definition of Convivialities

1. Noun. (plural of conviviality); the good spirits associated with a festive occasion ¹



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Definition of Convivialities

1. conviviality [n] - See also: conviviality

Lexicographical Neighbors of Convivialities

convincer
convincers
convinces
convincible
convincing
convincingly
convincingness
convival
convive
convived
convivence
convives
convivial
convivialist
convivialists
convivialities (current term)
conviviality
convivially
conviving
convivium
convo
convocation
convocational
convocationist
convocationists
convocations
convoke
convoked
convoker
convokers

Literary usage of Convivialities

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

1. Autobiography of the Rev. Dr. Alexander Carlyle, Minister of Inveresk by Alexander Carlyle (1861)
"CLERICAL convivialities. — LAST SESSION AT EDINBURGH. I WAS witness to a very extraordinary scene that happened in the month of February or March, 1736, ..."

2. Narrative of an Official Visit to Guatemala from Mexico by George Alexander Thompson (1829)
"Domestic convivialities. ON returning to dine with Dona Joanita, I found the house filled with company : it was also her natal day. ..."

3. Sights and Sounds: The Mystery of the Day: Comprising an Entire History of by Henry Spicer (1853)
"... footing of the Press and Public—Christmas convivialities—Delicate dunning—Fugitive poems—Serials—Treatment of the manifestations —Squibs, &c. ..."

4. Trumpet Peals: A Collection of Timely and Eloquent Extracts from the Sermons by Thomas De Witt Talmage (1890)
"Ay, is it not time for me to pull out the trumpet stop? "Awake, ye drunkards, and weep ; and howl, all ye drinkers of wine." WINE-DRINKING convivialities. ..."

5. Lives of Simon Lord Lovat, and Duncan Forbes, of Culloden: From Original Sources by John Hill Burton (1847)
"... them—The Brigadier—Character of Lovat in the Female World—The Story of Lady Grange—Elucidations of Lady Grange's Character—convivialities with her Lord. ..."

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