Definition of jollity:
sport, revelry, conviviality, fun, festivity, jocoseness, jocundity, blithesomeness, mirthfulness, gleefulness, festival, merriment, jocosity, blitheness, jolliness, laughter, jocularity, merriness, mirth, festiveness, lightheartedness, glee, merrymaking, joviality, hilarity, revel.
- pleasurableness (part of speech: noun)
pleasure (part of speech: noun)
Hamlet had never experienced the spurns That patient merit of the unworthy takes, and that make the patient soul weary of life; the man who had experienced them was the writer of Sonnet 66, who cried for death because he was tired with beholding desert a beggar born, And needy nothing trimmed in jollity, - a beggarly soul flaunting in brave array.- "Oxford Lectures on Poetry", Andrew Cecil Bradley.
- "Allan and the Holy Flower", H. Rider Haggard.
- "A Collection of College Words and Customs", Benjamin Homer Hall.