conviviality conviviality

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a jovial nature
  2. (n) a boisterous celebration; a merry festivity

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The conviviality actually began in the early afternoon, with the pre-party to be at the home of former Hardball Producer Tammy Haddad.
  2. They were sitting practically toe-to-toe, and there was no forced conviviality.
  3. Her dour demeanor contrasted poorly with that of her fellow Belgian tennis rival Kim Clijsters, whose joie de vivre and conviviality lit up the women's circuit.

News

  1. Comments

    Local craft beer conviviality consortium Brews Up ’s message to San Diego suds fan this summer is “riddle me this.”
    on July 9, 2013     Source: San Diego Reader

  2. London Grove cuts the ribbon on its new spray irrigation

    LONDON GROVE -- To see the joy and conviviality among London Grove Township officials on Monday, one would think they were celebrating a new birth.
    on July 5, 2013     Source: Avon Grove Sun

Quotes

  1. Kenney described it on Twitter as "one of the year's best schmoozefests -- one of the few nights of the year when conviviality trumps Ottawa's often brainless partisanship."
    on Mar 22, 2009 By: Jason Kenney Source: Edmonton Sun

  2. At the Times Alessandra Stanley says: "It was a strained and illuminating conversation......Ms. Palin, who kept inserting Mr. Gibson's nickname, Charlie, into her answers, as if to convey an old hand's conviviality, tried to project self-confidence,...
    on Sep 12, 2008 By: Alessandra Stanley Source: mediabistro.com (blog)

  3. Or, as Whitman wrote: "After you have exhausted what there is in business, politics, conviviality, love, and so on . . . what remains? Nature remains."
    on Dec 23, 2007 By: Walt Whitman Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

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