Gayety

Gay"e*ty

(?), n.;
pl. Gayeties ().
[Written also gaiety.]
[F. gaiet. See Gay, a.] 1. The state of being gay; merriment; mirth; acts or entertainments prompted by, or inspiring, merry delight; -- used often in the plural; as, the gayeties of the season.
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2. Finery; show; as, the gayety of dress.

Syn. -- Liveliness; mirth; animation; vivacity; glee; blithesomeness; sprightliness; jollity. See Liveliness.
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