jocularity

[ UK /d‍ʒˌɒkjʊlˈæɹɪti/ ]
NOUN
  1. activity characterized by good humor
  2. a feeling facetious merriment
  3. fun characterized by humor
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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
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