noun fes·tiv·i·ty \fes-ˈti-və-tē, fəs-\

: celebration and enjoyment

festivities : enjoyable activities at the time of a holiday or other special occasion : festive activities

plural fes·tiv·i·ties

Full Definition of FESTIVITY

:  festival 1
:  the quality or state of being festive :  gaiety
:  festive activity

Examples of FESTIVITY

  1. The decorations give the hall an air of festivity.
  2. The festivities will include a parade, a concert, and games for children.
  3. We enjoyed the New Year's Eve festivities.

First Known Use of FESTIVITY

14th century


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