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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A festive merry feeling.

Usage examples (39)
  • The party was filled with gaiety when the clowns arrived.
  • She sought solitude, and avoided us when in gaiety and unrestrained affection we met in a family circle.
  • If he wants to be danced, we see that he has discovered that gaiety is exhilarating to us; if he refuses to be moved, we take notice that he fears to fatigue us.
  • His gaiety was the mask for a most unsleeping energy and very great ability. for more
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