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jocularity

[jok-yuh-lar-i-tee] /ˌdʒɒk yəˈlær ɪ ti/
noun, plural jocularities.
1.
the state or quality of being jocular.
2.
jocular speech or behavior.
3.
a jocular remark or act.
Origin of jocularity
1640-1650
1640-50; jocular + -ity
Related forms
overjocularity, noun
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Word Origin and History for jocularity
n.

1640s, from Medieval Latin iocularitas "jocular, facetious," from iocularis (see jocular).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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