conviviality

conviviality
noun
1. a jovial nature
Syn: ↑joviality
Derivationally related forms: ↑jovial (for: ↑joviality), ↑convivial
Hypernyms: ↑sociability, ↑sociableness
2. a boisterous celebration; a merry festivity
Syn: ↑merrymaking, ↑jollification
Derivationally related forms: ↑jollify (for: ↑jollification), ↑make merry (for: ↑merrymaking)
Hypernyms: ↑celebration, ↑festivity
Hyponyms: ↑jinks, ↑high jinks, ↑hijinks, ↑high jinx, ↑revel, ↑revelry

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  • Conviviality — Con*viv i*al i*ty, n.; pl. {Convivialities}. The good humor or mirth indulged in upon festive occasions; a convivial spirit or humor; festivity. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • conviviality — noun a) The state of being convivial He will not abide intellectually lazy thinking or any form of acquiescence to political correctness and its facile rituals of politeness and forced conviviality. b) A jovial spirit or activity …   Wiktionary

  • conviviality — convivial ► ADJECTIVE 1) (of an atmosphere or event) friendly and lively. 2) (of a person) cheerfully sociable. DERIVATIVES conviviality noun convivially adverb. ORIGIN originally in the sense «fit for a feast»: from Latin convivium a feast …   English terms dictionary

  • conviviality — noun see convivial …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • conviviality — See convivial. * * * …   Universalium

  • conviviality — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. sociality, sociability, festivity, gaiety, joviality. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. festivity, gaiety, sociability; see entertainment 1 , merriment 2 . III (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Joyful, exuberant… …   English dictionary for students

  • conviviality — con·viv·i·al·i·ty || kÉ™n‚vɪvɪ ælÉ™tɪ n. friendliness; festivity …   English contemporary dictionary

  • conviviality — n. Festivity, joviality, jollity, gayety, merry making …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • conviviality — con·viv·i·al·i·ty …   English syllables

  • Convivialities — Conviviality Con*viv i*al i*ty, n.; pl. {Convivialities}. The good humor or mirth indulged in upon festive occasions; a convivial spirit or humor; festivity. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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