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festivity

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

Simple Definition of festivity

  • : celebration and enjoyment

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of festivity

plural

festivities

  1. 1 :  festival 1

  2. 2 :  the quality or state of being festive :  gaiety

  3. 3 :  festive activity

Examples of festivity in a sentence

  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.



14th Century

First Known Use of festivity

14th century


FESTIVITY Defined for Kids

festivity

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noun fes·tiv·i·ty \fe-ˈsti-və-tē\

Definition of festivity for Students

plural

festivities

  1. 1 :  festive activity <holiday festivities>

  2. 2 :  celebration and enjoyment <a feeling of festivity>





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