jocularity

[jok-yuh-lar-i-tee]
noun, plural jocularities.
1.
the state or quality of being jocular.
2.
jocular speech or behavior.
3.
a jocular remark or act.

Origin:
1640–50; jocular + -ity

overjocularity, noun
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jocular (ˈdʒɒkjʊlə)
 
adj
1.  characterized by joking and good humour
2.  meant lightly or humorously; facetious
 
[C17: from Latin joculāris, from joculus little joke]
 
jocularity
 
n
 
'jocularly
 
adv

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Example sentences
Most humor that reaches us is merely jocularity, and it is well to be jocular
  only when really funny.
Mercifully, the group kept faux jocularity to a minimum.
Ocean was awake and disposed to jocularity, and his little neighbor was fain to
  meet him in the same mood.
The game is interrupted but not enjoined by the commissioner himself, as
  jocularity spirals into obsessive behavior.
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