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- n. The quality of being playful.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality or state of being playful; sportiveness.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a festive merry feeling
- n. a disposition to find (or make) causes for amusement
- n. activities that are enjoyable or amusing
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A certain playfulness is evident and despite the bizarre situation his characters are placed in, Zivkovic makes it all sound credible and I as a reader am simply amazed at the legerdemain he employs as he weaves several interconnected stories that end at the beginning.
That kind of playfulness is part of my nature in general.
And at the center of this devout playfulness is a handsome, authoritative text for Stoker's original novel - so you get two books in one.
This sort of playfulness is what makes blogs fun. tomemos Says:
This playfulness is often labeled as childishness.
Now I call his playfulness entertaining and reassuring.
And yet there is this kind of playfulness, which is a very destructive playfulness.
I approach the spectacle of sex and politics with a certain playfulness.
And under all the playfulness is a vision of a secular-humanist universe that has captured the imaginations of adult readers as well as youthful ones.
I think the unstated premise behind such playfulness, that is to say the implicit contrast it provides to the Clinton's something other than intimate and endearing relationship, allows it to work better than normal.