Definition of Festivities

1. Noun. (plural of festivity) ¹



2. Noun. the events that happen at a festival ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Festivities

1. festivity [n] - See also: festivity

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Festivities

festinating
festinating gait
festination
festinations
festival
festivalgoer
festivalgoers
festivalist
festivalists
festivals
festive
festive season
festively
festiveness
festivenesses
festivities (current term)
festivity
festivous
festlich
festoon
festooned
festooneries
festoonery
festooning
festoons
festoony
fests
festschrift
festschriften
festucine

Literary usage of Festivities

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1. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet Ann Jacobs, Lydia Maria Francis Child (1861)
"CHRISTMAS festivities. CHRISTMAS was approaching. Grandmother brought me materials, and I busied myself making some new garments and little playthings for ..."

2. ... Napoleon and the Queen of Prussia: An Historical Novel by Luise Mühlbach (1893)
"festivities were succeeded by festivities, amusements by amusements, and these days of Erfurt glided by in friendship, pleasure, and love. ..."

3. The Khasis by Philip Richard Thornhagh Gurdon (1914)
"festivities, DOMESTIC AND TRIBAL. Dancing forms the principal part of all the Khasi festivities, and is an important adjunct of some of their religious ..."

4. The Connoisseur by George Colman, B. Thornton (1904)
"... and the rooms over which he is custodian are used by the Czar and his Court as the scene of great festivities, Court banquets, and State dances. ..."

5. Memoirs of Karoline Bauer: From the German by Karoline Bauer (1885)
"... and me to co-operate in the festivities which the town of Prague was preparing for the coronation of Kaiser Ferdinand I. as King of Bohemia. ..."

6. The Manners & Customs of the Modern Egyptians by Edward William Lane (1908)
"The next festivities in a family are generally those consequent on the birth of ... The festivities occasioned by the birth of a son are always greater than ..."

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