joviality

[joh-vee-al-i-tee]
noun
the state or quality of being jovial; merriment; jollity.

Origin:
1620–30; jovial + -ity; compare French jovialité


See mirth.
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jovial (ˈdʒəʊvɪəl)
 
adj
having or expressing convivial humour; jolly
 
[C16: from Latin joviālis of (the planet) Jupiter, considered by astrologers to foster good humour]
 
jovi'ality
 
n
 
'jovialness
 
n
 
'jovially
 
adv

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To add a bit of colour and joviality to what may be considered rather bland.
It's a faux-jaunty, watered-down typeface, a corporation's idea of informal joviality.
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