conviviality

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This is conviviality; but it has no relation to drunkenness.

I have no taste for those excesses which go by the name of conviviality.

The hour named for the tryst savored little of conviviality.

The morning was spent in all sorts of sports, and the evening in conviviality.

"Our worthy host is setting us an example of conviviality," said he.

But even in those feasts there is nothing that bears the resemblance of conviviality.

We all knew what we had to expect—a most enjoyable banquet of conviviality.

Gay calls him "joyous Ford," and he was given to over-indulgence in conviviality.

The other Officers have all their eyes upon you; they are inviting you to join in their conviviality.

The men of the old Musselburgh Club were great in conviviality.

WORD ORIGIN

1660s, "pertaining to a feast," from Late Latin convivialis, from Latin convivium "a feast," from convivere "to carouse together," from com- "together" (see com-) + vivere "to live" (see vital). Meaning "sociable" is from 18c. Related: Conviviality.

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