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Meaning of JOLLITY

Pronunciation:  'jâlitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  feeling jolly and jovial and full of good humor
 

JOLLITY is a 7 letter word that starts with J.

 

 Synonyms: joviality
 
 See Also: amiability, gaiety, good humor, good humour, good temper, merriment

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Jol"li*ty\, n. [From {Jolly}: cf. OF. joliet['e],
jolivet['e].]
Noisy mirth; gayety; merriment; festivity; boisterous
enjoyment. --Chaucer.

      All now was turned to jollity and game.  --Milton.

      He with a proud jollity commanded him to leave that
      quarrel only for him, who was only worthy to enter into
      it.                                      --Sir P.
                                               Sidney.

Syn: Merriment; mirth; gayety; festivity; hilarity.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: amusement, blitheness, cheer, conviviality, disport, festivity, frivolity, frolic, fun, gaiety, gambol, glee, gleefulness, good cheer, heartiness, high glee, hilariousness, hilarity, holiday-making, hoopla, jocularity, jocundity, jollification, jolliness, joviality, joy, joyfulness, joyousness, larking, laughter, levity, mafficking, merriment, merriness, merrymaking, mirth, mirthfulness, play, racketing, revel, reveling, revelment, revelry, revels, rollick, romp, skylarking, sport, whoopee
 

 

 

 

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