Definition of Jocularity

1. Noun. A feeling facetious merriment.

Exact synonyms: Jocundity
Generic synonyms: Gaiety, Merriment
Derivative terms: Jocular, Jocund



2. Noun. Fun characterized by humor.
Exact synonyms: Jocosity
Generic synonyms: Fun, Play, Sport
Derivative terms: Jocose, Jocular

3. Noun. Activity characterized by good humor.
Exact synonyms: Jest, Joke
Generic synonyms: Diversion, Recreation
Specialized synonyms: Drollery, Waggery, Leg-pull, Leg-pulling, Pleasantry
Derivative terms: Jest, Jest, Jocular, Jocular, Joke, Joke, Jokester

Definition of Jocularity

1. n. Jesting; merriment.

Definition of Jocularity

1. Noun. Joking, humorous remarks or behaviour. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Jocularity

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jocularity

jocky
joco
joco-serious
jocolatte
jocose
jocosely
jocoseness
jocosenesses
jocoserious
jocosities
jocosity
jocote
jocotes
jocular
jocularities
jocularity (current term)
jocularly
jocularness
joculary
joculator
joculators
joculatory
jocund
jocundities
jocundity
jocundly
jocundness
jodel
jodeled
jodeler

Literary usage of Jocularity

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

1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1920)
"He handles his hero with affectionate jocularity bordering on farce; he imperils John's dignity by laying bare his inmost half- thought thoughts—altogether ..."

2. The Life of Lorenzo De' Medici, Called the Magnificent: Called the Magnificent by William Roscoe (1803)
"At the same time, by their freedom and jocularity, they endeavoured * to obviate any apprehensions which he might V entertain from such a proceeding'. ..."

3. Turkish Literature; Comprising Fables, Belles-lettres and Sacred Traditions by Epiphanius Wilson (1901)
"CHAPTER XIV On the Bad Effects of Pleasantry and jocularity O THOU who dost aspire to repose in this world and in the next, who dost seek the way of peace ..."

4. Quintilian's Institutes of Oratory: Or, Education of an Orator. In Twelve Books by Quintilian (1892)
"Various names for jocularity or wit, 17—01. Depends partly on matter, partly on words ; subjects of it, 22—24. Laughter may be excited by some act, or look, ..."

5. The Christian Remembrancer by William Scott (1845)
"... like the author of ' Eothen,' are inclined to refine their common-place smartness and jocularity by the dash of the profaneness which it acquires from a ..."

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