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Definitions for gaiety
ˈgeɪ ɪ tigai·ety

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gaiety, merrimentnoun

    a gay feeling

  2. gaiety, playfulnessnoun

    a festive merry feeling


  1. gaietynoun

    The state of being happy

  2. Etymology: From gaieté, from gai

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Gaiety

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gaietynoun

    same as Gayety

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Gaiety

    Gaily. See Gay.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. gaiety

    1. An effervescence of spirits produced by the expectation or the receipt of money. 2. The emotion of a poor person on learning of the death of a rich relative.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gaiety in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gaiety in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of gaiety in a Sentence

  1. Joseph Stalin:

    Gaiety is the most outstanding feature of the Soviet Union.

  2. Plato:

    Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, a charm to sadness, gaiety and life to everything. It is the essence of order, and leads to all that is god, just, and beautiful, of which it is the invisible, but never less, dazzaling, passionate, and eternal form.

  3. Denis Diderot:

    Gaiety --a quality of ordinary men. Genius always presupposes some disorder in the machine.

  4. Michel de Montaigne:

    The most profound joy has more of gravity than of gaiety in it.

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    out of condition; not strong or robust; incapable of exertion or endurance
    • A. flabby
    • B. naiant
    • C. motile
    • D. commensal

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