Definition of jocosity:
mirthfulness, comicalness, jest, drollery, merriment, wit, hilarity, glee, humorousness, jollity, comedy, jolliness, laughter, lightheartedness, ludicrousness, funniness, joviality, blitheness, zaniness, wittiness, gleefulness, jocundity, ridiculousness, joke, jocularity, jocoseness, humor, mirth, farcicality, gaiety, blithesomeness, comicality, merriness, drollness.
The slim gentleman in evening dress, polished manners, and gentle voice, with a tone of good breeding that hovered between deference and jocosity; the owner of those thin- those much too thin- white hands could not be the man who spelt joke with a " g."- "The Complete Works of Artemus Ward, Part 1", Charles Farrar Browne.
" Just as soon as this toddy is properly mixed and tempered," said Helm, with a magnetic jocosity beaming from his genial face, " I'm going to propose a toast to the banner of Alice Roussillon, which a whole garrison of British braves has been unable to take!"- "Alice of Old Vincennes", Maurice Thompson.
- "Jess", H. Rider Haggard.