jocularity

  • 1 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

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

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

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  • 4 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 …

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  • 5 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

  • 6 jocularity — noun see jocular …

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  • 7 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] * * * …

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  • 8 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,… …

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  • 9 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,… …

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

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 11 jocularity — n. Jocoseness, facetiousness, waggishness, waggery, drollery, sportiveness, merriment, pleasantry, mirth, fun …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 12 jocularity — n waggishness, drollery, facetiousness, wit, humor; jesting, joking, jocosity. See jocosity …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 13 jocularity — joc·u·lar·i·ty …

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  • 14 jocularity — See: jocular …

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  • 15 jocularity — /dʒɒkjəˈlærəti/ (say jokyuh laruhtee) noun (plural jocularities) 1. the state or quality of being jocular. 2. jocular speech or behaviour. 3. a jocular remark or act …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 16 jocularity — noun 1. a feeling facetious merriment • Syn: ↑jocundity • Derivationally related forms: ↑jocular, ↑jocund (for: ↑jocundity) • Hypernyms: ↑gaiety, ↑ …

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  • 17 humor — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. disposition, mood, tem per; caprice, drollery, wit; fun; jest; choler, melancholy, depression, anger; facetiousness. See feeling. v. t. indulge, favor, oblige, gratify. See permission, tendency,… …

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  • 18 wit — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Cleverness Nouns 1. wit, wittiness; Atticism; salt; sense of humor, funny bone, esprit, point, fancy, whim, humor, drollery, pleasantry; comedy; jocularity, jocosity, jocoseness; levity, facetiousness;… …

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  • 20 comedy — comedial /keuh mee dee euhl/, adj. /kom i dee/, n., pl. comedies. 1. a play, movie, etc., of light and humorous character with a happy or cheerful ending; a dramatic work in which the central motif is the triumph over adverse circumstance,… …

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