noun, plural jo·cos·i·ties.
Origin of jocosity
Examples from the Web for jocosity
"Winter beginning to show his teeth," said one man, with an effort at jocosity.The Magnetic North|Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)
Innocence and jocosity were two of her leading characteristics; another was a genuine but ingenuous literary faculty.Witching Hill|E. W. Hornung
"I'll give you a penny for them thoughts," he said, with an air of jocosity.Ship's Company, The Entire Collection|W.W. Jacobs
A specimen of the jocosity of our exuberant scribes serves as a memento of a wonderful period.South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. IV (of 6)|Louis Creswicke
The purity of woman and the reality of religion are not considered topics for jocosity.The American Mind|Bliss Perry