jollity

[ jol-i-tee ]
/ ˈdʒɒl ɪ ti /

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 < Old French, equivalent to joli(f) gay (see jolly) + -te -ty2
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British Dictionary definitions for jollity

jollity
/ (ˈdʒɒlɪtɪ) /

noun plural -ties

the condition of being jolly
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