jocularity

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

jocular +‎ -ity

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌdʒɑkjəˈlɛrɪti/

Noun[edit]

jocularity (plural jocularities)

  1. Joking, humorous remarks or behaviour.
    • 1791, James Boswell, The Life of Samuel Johnson:
      It should seem he had that day been in a humour for jocularity and merriment, and upon such occasions I never knew a man laugh more heartily.