Synonyms for jocularity

Grammar : Noun
Spell : jok-yuh-lar-i-tee
Phonetic Transcription : ˌdʒɒk yəˈlær ɪ ti

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Définition of jocularity

Origin :
  • 1640s, from Medieval Latin iocularitas "jocular, facetious," from iocularis (see jocular).
  • noun gaiety
Example sentences :
  • From this moment, Mr Montague's jocularity and flow of spirits were remarkable.
  • Extract from : « Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit » by Charles Dickens
  • Beneath his jocularity, Phil felt a tremendous sinking within him.
  • Extract from : « The Einstein See-Saw » by Miles John Breuer
  • These professors of science and magic and jocularity had never before been absent.
  • Extract from : « The Scapegoat » by Hall Caine
  • In spite of the jocularity of his words, Jim's voice sounded hollow.
  • Extract from : « Jim Spurling, Fisherman » by Albert Walter Tolman
  • "Don't let it distress you," he said, with an attempt at jocularity.
  • Extract from : « Afterwards » by Kathlyn Rhodes
  • The result of this jocularity was briefly given in a later copy of "The Avalanche."
  • Extract from : « Tales of the Argonauts » by Bret Harte
  • Men in London, in England, were not sufficiently light of touch in their jocularity.
  • Extract from : « T. Tembarom » by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • And now is the time when the masters show their wit and jocularity.
  • Extract from : « Rowlandson's Oxford » by A. Hamilton Gibbs
  • In the face he looked in vain for any indication of jocularity.
  • Extract from : « The Cock and Anchor » by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  • He struck his young companion on the shoulder with an attempt at jocularity.
  • Extract from : « At His Gates, Vol. 2(of 3) » by Margaret Oliphant

Antonyms for jocularity

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