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a joyful state or celebration
  • How to Memorize
    • gaiety - happiness
  • Analysis

    The word ‘gaiety’ refers to somebody or something characterized by liveliness and fun. It is most commonly used to express a feeling or atmosphere of great happiness and abandon, or a person’s personality. The term can also be spelt ‘gayety’, though ‘gaiety’ is much more common.

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    Synonymsmirthrevelry, joviality,
  • Example(s)
    1. There was a sense of gaiety in the office when we heard that we had got the contract. It was the culmination of months of hard work.

    2. We had a great time at that function last night. It was an evening of gaiety and laughter from start to finish.

    3. There is a gaiety about Jane’s manner that makes people warm to her. She is always great fun to be around.