festiveness
noun see festive

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • festiveness — festive ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to a festival. 2) jovially celebratory. DERIVATIVES festively adverb festiveness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • festiveness — See festively. * * * …   Universalium

  • festiveness — noun The quality of being festive; festivity …   Wiktionary

  • festiveness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Joyful, exuberant activity: conviviality, festival, festivity, fun, gaiety, jollity, merriment, merrymaking, revel (often used in plural), revelry. See LAUGHTER …   English dictionary for students

  • festiveness — n. being festive, being suitable for a festival …   English contemporary dictionary

  • festiveness — fes·tive·ness …   English syllables

  • festiveness — noun see festive * * * fesˈtiveness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑festive …   Useful english dictionary

  • festive — adjective Etymology: Latin festivus, from festum Date: 1613 1. of, relating to, or suitable for a feast or festival < a festive occasion > 2. joyful, gay < a festive mood > • festively adverb • festiveness …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Chaand Raat — A Chaand Raat celebration in Hyderabad, India Chaand Raat (Bengali: চাঁদ রাত , Hindi: चाँद रात, Urdu: چاند رات literally …   Wikipedia

  • festive — festively, adv. festiveness, n. /fes tiv/, adj. 1. pertaining to or suitable for a feast or festival: festive decorations; a festive meal. 2. joyous; merry: a festive mood. [1645 55; < L festivus merry, equiv. to fest(us) festal + ivus IVE] * * * …   Universalium

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