from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The state of being jocund or merry; gaiety.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The state or quality of being jocund; gayety; sportiveness.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun uncountable The state of being
- noun countable A jocund remark; a
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a feeling facetious merriment
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By no means undignified, the face presented that combination of slyness and jocundity which we are accustomed to imagine of the canonical jolly-dogs in mediaeval tales.
However, his spirits were not in their usual flow of jocundity just now, and his lively face was dashed with care.
"Tu es juif, n'est ce pas?" said the big man, with a sort of bullying jocundity.
The swaggering jocundity of his manner had all gone.
Mrs. Howitt naively, 'the young reformers indulged in much jocundity when the day's work was done.
The first was answered in a tone of bullying jocundity.
It was all endured easily enough, and now and then there were outbursts of rollicking jocundity in spite of it The mere physical suffering of privation is not a thousandth part of its pain.
She could remember no more of them than that they had seemed to hold a high singing and jocundity, issuing from some region of haze and golden light; and they seemed to hover, ever on the point of being recaptured, yet ever eluding all her mental efforts.
Lorelei realized before long that this very jocundity of his, since it fed upon constant change and excitement, constituted the gravest menace to their happiness.
Before their imperturbable jocundity what bad humour can exist?