jocosity

[ joh-kos-i-tee, juh- ]
/ dʒoʊˈkɒs ɪ ti, dʒə- /

noun, plural jo·cos·i·ties.

the state or quality of being jocose.
joking or jesting.
a joke or jest.

Origin of jocosity

First recorded in 1640–50; jocose + -ity
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jocosity


n.

1640s; see jocose + -ity.

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