noun, plural jollities.
jolly or merry mood, condition, or activity; gaiety.
jollities, jolly festivities.

1250–1300; Middle English jolite < Old French, equivalent to joli(f) gay (see jolly) + -te -ty2

1. See mirth. Unabridged
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jollity (ˈdʒɒlɪtɪ)
n , pl -ties
the condition of being jolly

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Example sentences
His behaviour was marked by an oddly prankish streak and outbursts of genuine
Behind the humour and the jollity you sense a self-controlling inner steel.
As ruler, he was stuck there, pining for the jollity of the old days.
There is, however, a darker side to all this jollity.
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