conviviality
noun see convivial

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Conviviality — Con*viv i*al i*ty, n.; pl. {Convivialities}. The good humor or mirth indulged in upon festive occasions; a convivial spirit or humor; festivity. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • conviviality — noun a) The state of being convivial He will not abide intellectually lazy thinking or any form of acquiescence to political correctness and its facile rituals of politeness and forced conviviality. b) A jovial spirit or activity …   Wiktionary

  • conviviality — convivial ► ADJECTIVE 1) (of an atmosphere or event) friendly and lively. 2) (of a person) cheerfully sociable. DERIVATIVES conviviality noun convivially adverb. ORIGIN originally in the sense «fit for a feast»: from Latin convivium a feast …   English terms dictionary

  • conviviality — See convivial. * * * …   Universalium

  • conviviality — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. sociality, sociability, festivity, gaiety, joviality. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. festivity, gaiety, sociability; see entertainment 1 , merriment 2 . III (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Joyful, exuberant… …   English dictionary for students

  • conviviality — con·viv·i·al·i·ty || kÉ™n‚vɪvɪ ælÉ™tɪ n. friendliness; festivity …   English contemporary dictionary

  • conviviality — n. Festivity, joviality, jollity, gayety, merry making …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • conviviality — con·viv·i·al·i·ty …   English syllables

  • conviviality — noun 1. a jovial nature • Syn: ↑joviality • Derivationally related forms: ↑jovial (for: ↑joviality), ↑convivial • Hypernyms: ↑sociability, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Convivialities — Conviviality Con*viv i*al i*ty, n.; pl. {Convivialities}. The good humor or mirth indulged in upon festive occasions; a convivial spirit or humor; festivity. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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