gemutlichkeit

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gemutlichkeit (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of Gemütlichkeit
    • 1985 July, “Bavarian Oktoberfest”, in Vegetarian Times, number 95 passage=For your last summer picnic, try to capture the spirit of gemutlichkeit, and maybe the old Bavarian saying will come true: "Mit bayrischer Gemutlichkeit, da kommt man noch einal soweit," (with Bavarian gemutlichkeit, you will achieve more things in the long run)., page 46:
    • 2007, Harold Flagg, GI Odyssey: World War II Memoir/Novella, ISBN 1456843664, page 66:
      Germany became a romantic land defined by gemutlichkeit—or coziness.
    • 2011, Alan Hartley, Trekking in the Stubai Alps, ISBN 1852846232, page 176:
      This hut is in the top drawer of all huts, having maintained the gemutlichkeit tradition over many years.
    • 2012, Iain Boal, ‎Janferie Stone, & ‎Michael Watts, West of Eden: Communes and Utopia in Northern California, ISBN 1604867167, page 13:
      As for conviviality, it of course connotes sociability, liveliness, festivity, élan, gemutlichkeit—where the sharing of good food and drink fosters fellow-feeling, happiness, boisterous joy in the presence of one's boon companions.