Jovialness Jo"vi*al*ness, n. Noisy mirth; joviality. --Hewyt. [1913 Webster]

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  • jovial — /ˈdʒoʊviəl / (say johveeuhl) adjective 1. endowed with or characterised by a hearty, joyous humour or a spirit of good fellowship. 2. (upper case) of or relating to the god Jove or Jupiter. {Latin Joviālis of Jupiter (in astrology the planet is… …   Australian English dictionary

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