from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The state or condition of being jolty.


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

jolty +‎ -ness


  • His insides cramped with the joltiness of the flight, stalling before the metallic shriek of the Cloudgate.

    In Other Worlds

  • Yet the legend of the cause of his death would verify the old theory about the joltiness of the course of true love.

    The Love Affairs of Great Musicians

  • I am quite sure that if I were to take most or any of my friends to those pleasant yellow fields they would notice nothing except the exceeding joltiness of the road; and if I were so ill-advised as to lift up a corner of my heart, and let them see how full it was of wonder and delight, they would first look blank, and then decide mentally that they were in the unpleasant situation of driving over a stony road with that worst form of idiot, a bore, and so fall into the mood of self - commiseration which is such a solace to us in our troubles.

    The Solitary Summer


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.