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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Gaiety; merriment; cheer.

Usage examples (33)
  • Note, The end of the sinner's mirth and jollity is heaviness.
  • Charles, however, on account of his "jollity" and Spanish experience took him with him to Spain in 1659, though his presence was especially deprecated by the
  • 96) Yet it seems that the omission of all jollity from the book was the result not so much of a blind spot as of self-censorship.
  • They lacked the grotesque jollity of the Ladakhis of for more
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