Definition of Jollity

1. Noun. Feeling jolly and jovial and full of good humor.

Exact synonyms: Jolliness, Joviality
Generic synonyms: Gaiety, Merriment, Amiability, Good Humor, Good Humour, Good Temper
Derivative terms: Jolly, Jolly, Jovial



Definition of Jollity

1. n. Noisy mirth; gayety; merriment; festivity; boisterous enjoyment.

Definition of Jollity

1. Noun. The state of being jolly; cheerfulness. ¹

2. Noun. Revelry or festivity; a merry or festive gathering. ¹

3. Noun. Things, remarks, or characteristics which are enjoyable. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Jollity

1. mirth [n -TIES] - See also: mirth

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jollity

jollies
jolliest
jolliffeite
jollification
jollifications
jollified
jollifies
jollify
jollifying
jollily
jolliment
jolliness
jollinesses
jolling
jollities
jollity (current term)
jollof rice
jollop
jollops
jolls
jolly
jolly-hockey-sticks
jolly along
jolly boat
jolly boats
jolly someone along
jolly up
jolly well
jollyboat
jollyboats

Literary usage of Jollity

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1. English Synonymes Explained: In Alphabetical Order ; with Copious by George Crabb (1883)
"JOVIALITY or jollity, and HILARITY, are species of merriment which belong to the convivial board, or to less refined indulgences : joviality or jollity is ..."

2. The Student-life of Germany by William Howitt, Dr Cornelius (1842)
"An unbounded jollity is of my life the rule, Sir, Since it leads me gaily ... An unbounded jollity, etc. Morning to the lectures go; nine-pins in the ..."

3. The Spectator: With Sketches of the Lives of the Authors, an Index, and by Joseph Addison, Richard Steele (1853)
"There is with him no occasion for superfluity at meals or jollity in company; in a word, for any thing extraordinary to administer delight to him. ..."

4. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1890)
"Da vison [qvl or Fanny Kelly, though surpassing both in vivacity and in the ' fullness and jollity ' of her voice. She was an admirable laugher, and, ..."

5. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1822)
"... and not only concluded that evening with abundance of mirth and jollity at his expense, but ever after held Giannetto in the highest honour and regard ..."

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