Origin of playful
Examples from the Web for playfulness
This is kind of an accidental career for me—which is why I approach it with irreverence and playfulness.DJ Spooky Wants You To Question Everything You Know About Music, Technology, and Philosophy|Oliver Jones|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In its playfulness, this trial run for revolution set the tone for what was to follow.
You embody my dream combination of human qualities: honesty, anger and playfulness.
And by then, she was ready to reclaim some of the playfulness she'd relinquished so young.
She was a great pet with my cousin's husband, and as it was his first experience of cats, he was delighted with her playfulness.Daisy|Miranda Eliot Swan
This was spoken with maternal affection, and an approach to playfulness of manner.Captain Kyd (Vol 1 of 2)|Jonathon Holt Ingraham
"We'll get rid of some of the steam first, and you will get accustomed to their playfulness," he returned.A Crooked Path|Mrs. Alexander
You would ask why my husbands are the only victims of my playfulness?A Romance of the West Indies|Eugne Sue
Playfulness, if not carried to too great an extreme, is an additional perfection in human nature.Thoughts on Man|William Godwin