Synonyms for jocularity
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : jok-yuh-lar-i-tee|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˌdʒɒk yəˈlær ɪ ti|
Top 10 synonyms for jocularity
- good humor
- high spirits
- joie de vivre
Définition of jocularityOrigin :
- 1640s, from Medieval Latin iocularitas "jocular, facetious," from iocularis (see jocular).
- noun gaiety
- 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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