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jocundity

[joh-kuhn-di-tee] /dʒoʊˈkʌn dɪ ti/
noun, plural jocundities for 2.
1.
the state or an instance of being jocund; gaiety.
2.
a jocund remark or act.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English jocundite; see jocund, -ity
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Word Origin and History for jocundity
n.

early 15c., from Late Latin iocunditas, from iocundus (see jocund).

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