jocundity

jocundity

[joh-kuhn-di-tee]
noun, plural jocundities for 2.
1.
the state or an instance of being jocund; gaiety.
2.
a jocund remark or act.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English jocundite; see jocund, -ity

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jocund (ˈdʒɒkənd)
 
adj
of a humorous temperament; merry
 
[C14: from Late Latin jocundus, from Latin jūcundus pleasant, from juvāre to please]
 
jocundity
 
n
 
'jocundness
 
n
 
'jocundly
 
adv

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