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- n. the state of being sportive
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being sportive; disposition to mirth; playfulness; mirth; gaiety; frolicsomeness: as, the sportiveness of one's humor.
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- n. lively high-spirited playfulness
sportive + -ness (Wiktionary)