noun see jocund

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  • Jocundity — Jo*cun di*ty, n. [L. jocunditas jucunditas. See {Jocund}, and cf. {Jucundity}.] The state or quality of being jocund; gayety; sportiveness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

  • jocundity — (n.) early 15c., from L.L. iocunditas, from iocundus (see JOCUND (Cf. jocund)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • jocundity — jocund ► ADJECTIVE formal ▪ cheerful and light hearted. DERIVATIVES jocundity noun (pl. jocundities) jocundly adverb. ORIGIN Latin jocundus, from jucundus pleasant, agreeable …   English terms dictionary

  • jocundity — /joh kun di tee/, n., pl. jocundities for 2. 1. the state or an instance of being jocund; gaiety. 2. a jocund remark or act. [1375 1425; late ME jocundite; see JOCUND, ITY] * * * …   Universalium

  • jocundity — noun a) The state of being jocund. b) A jocund remark; a witticism …   Wiktionary

  • jocundity — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A state of joyful exuberance: blitheness, blithesomeness, gaiety, glee, gleefulness, hilarity, jocoseness, jocosity, jocularity, jolliness, jollity, joviality, lightheartedness, merriment, merriness, mirth,… …   English dictionary for students

  • jocundity — jo·cun·di·ty || dʒəʊ kÊŒndÉ™tɪ n. cheerfulness, jolliness; amusing remark …   English contemporary dictionary

  • jocundity — n. Joyousness, joyfulness, cheerfulness, hilarity, sprightliness, exhilaration, liveliness, vivacity, sportfulness, frolicsomeness, blithesomeness, jocularity, gayety, merriment, mirth, good humor, high spirits, high glee …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • jocundity — n 1. gaiety, cheer, cheerfulness, gladness, gayness, good or high spirits; blitheness, blithe someness, light heartedness, buoyancy, optimism, good nature; joy, sunshine, delight, pleasure, happiness, felicity, bliss; joyfulness, joyousness,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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