jocundity

[ joh-kuhn-di-tee ]
/ dʒoʊˈkʌn dɪ ti /

noun, plural jo·cun·di·ties for 2.

the state or an instance of being jocund; gaiety.
a jocund remark or act.

Origin of jocundity

1375–1425; late Middle English jocundite; see jocund, -ity
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Word Origin and History for jocundity

jocundity


n.

early 15c., from Late Latin iocunditas, from iocundus (see jocund).

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