[ UK /dʒˌɒkjʊlˈæɹɪti/ ]
- activity characterized by good humor
- a feeling facetious merriment
- fun characterized by humor
How To Use jocularity In A Sentence
- a phrenesiac or lethargic patient, you would wonder where he hath sae suddenly acquired all this fine sprack festivity and jocularity. ' Waverley — Complete
- If I had kissed her indeed (I thought), perhaps she would have taken it pretty well; and only because it had been written down, and with a spice of jocularity, up she must fuff in this ridiculous passion. David Balfour, a sequel to Kidnapped.
- If your Royal Highness had seen him dreaming and dozing about the banks of Tully-Veolan like an hypochondriac person, or, as Burton's ANATOMIA hath it, a phrenesiac or lethargic patient, you would wonder where he hath sae suddenly acquired all this fine sprack festivity and jocularity. Waverley: or, 'Tis sixty years since
- Enough jocularity, or what passes for it from a Wall Street Journal scrivener. Waking Up to Greece's Default Position
- Over the barton-gate the dairyman saw them, and came forward, throwing into his face the kind of jocularity deemed appropriate in Talbothays and its vicinity on the re-appearance of the newly-married. Tess of the d'Urbervilles
- His voice was completely at odds with the content of what he had just said, light to the point of jocularity.
- But despite his forced jocularity, desultory attempts at humour, and spurts of nervous energy, Obree is a husk of heroism past.
- It comprises every possible display of jocularity, from an affettuoso smile to a piano titter, or full chorus fortissimo ha, ha, ha! The Contrast
- Most of it, I learned in college. But, college never really did teach the fact that having a sense of humor in the workplace is different than ' jocularity .
- (There is an ogreish kind of jocularity in Grandfather Bleak House