jocularity
noun see jocular

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • jocularity — joc u*lar i*ty (j[o^]k [ u]*l[a^]r [i^]*t[y^]), n. Jesting; merriment. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jocularity — index life (vitality) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • jocularity — (n.) 1640s, from M.L. iocularitas jocular, facetious, from iocularis (see JOCULAR (Cf. jocular)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • jocularity — noun /ˌdʒɑkjəˈlɛrɪti/ Joking, humorous remarks or behaviour. It should seem he had that day been in a humour for jocularity and merriment, and upon such occasions I never knew a man laugh more heartily …   Wiktionary

  • jocularity — jocular ► ADJECTIVE ▪ fond of or characterized by joking; humorous. DERIVATIVES jocularity noun jocularly adverb. ORIGIN Latin jocularis, from jocus jest, joke …   English terms dictionary

  • jocularity — /jok yeuh lar i tee/, n., pl. jocularities. 1. the state or quality of being jocular. 2. jocular speech or behavior. 3. a jocular remark or act. [1640 50; JOCULAR + ITY] * * * …   Universalium

  • jocularity — Synonyms and related words: amusement, brilliance, cleverness, facetiousness, frivolity, fun, funniness, glee, gleefulness, high glee, hilariousness, hilarity, humorousness, jocoseness, jocundity, joking, jolliness, jollity, joshing, joviality,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • jocularity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. humor; mirth, laughter; jesting, joshing, kidding; wit. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. The quality of being laughable or comical: comedy, comicality, comicalness, drollery, drollness, farcicality,… …   English dictionary for students

  • jocularity — n. jesting, jokingjoc·u·lar·i·ty || ‚dÊ’É‘kjÉ™ lærÉ™tɪ /‚dÊ’É’kjÊŠ l …   English contemporary dictionary

  • jocularity — n. Jocoseness, facetiousness, waggishness, waggery, drollery, sportiveness, merriment, pleasantry, mirth, fun …   New dictionary of synonyms

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