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jollity

[ jol-i-tee ]
/ ˈdʒɒl ɪ ti /
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noun, plural jol·li·ties.
jolly or merry mood, condition, or activity; gaiety.
jollities, jolly festivities.
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Origin of jollity

1250–1300; Middle English jolite, from Old French, equivalent to joli(f) “gay” (see jolly) + -te-ty2

synonym study for jollity

1. See mirth.
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British Dictionary definitions for jollity

jollity
/ (ˈdʒɒlɪtɪ) /

noun plural -ties
the condition of being jolly
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