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jauntiness

See definition of jauntiness on Dictionary.com
  • as incheerfulness
  • as inlightheartedness
  • as incheer
  • as insportiveness
  • as inwaggishness

synonyms for jauntiness

  • animation
  • buoyancy
  • cheer
  • comfort
  • delight
  • encouragement
  • exuberance
  • gaiety
  • geniality
  • gladness
  • glee
  • hilarity
  • hopefulness
  • jocundity
  • joy
  • joyousness
  • liveliness
  • merriment
  • mirth
  • optimism
  • solace
  • cheeriness
  • good cheer
  • light-heartedness
  • delight
  • joy
  • glee
  • encouragement
  • optimism
  • geniality
  • merriment
  • solace
  • comfort
  • jocundity
  • gladness
  • liveliness
  • gaiety
  • animation
  • exuberance
  • mirth
  • lightheartedness
  • buoyancy
  • cheerfulness
  • hilarity
  • joyousness
  • hopefulness
  • cheeriness
  • good cheer
  • merry-making
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antonyms for jauntiness

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  • depression
  • discouragement
  • distress
  • gloom
  • irritation
  • melancholy
  • misery
  • sadness
  • sorrow
  • unhappiness
  • woe
  • cheerlessness
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How to use jauntiness in a sentence

Once or twice he rose, during the return journey and advanced with forced jauntiness as far as the door of the car ahead.
ONCE TO EVERY MANLARRY EVANS
He mounted the seat, on his first essay alone, with the jauntiness becoming a master of vehicular propulsion.
THE WRONG TWINHARRY LEON WILSON
Heads were thrust forth and greetings followed, some shy and low-toned, some with feigned man-of-the-world jauntiness.
THE WRONG TWINHARRY LEON WILSON
His face brightened up, his crestfallen manner merged happily into jauntiness, his self‑respect was restored.
THE SILVER BUTTERFLYMRS. WILSON WOODROW
Her jauntiness and cackling merriment were really wonderful.
OUR OLD HOME, VOL. 2NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE
In his eyes there is a perpetual glint of humour, and in the poise of his head a certain irrepressible jauntiness.
A STUDENT IN ARMSDONALD HANKEY
William Dean Howells, despite a certain jauntiness and even kittenishness of manner, was spiritually of that company.
A BOOK OF PREFACESH. L. MENCKEN
And Peter went on, a bit of pride and jauntiness in his step, his bony tail a little higher.
THE COUNTRY BEYONDJAMES OLIVER CURWOOD
Then with something of his old jauntiness he added: Wait and see what the night will bring; perhaps rescue.
PEGGY OWEN AT YORKTOWNLUCY FOSTER MADISON
If they will wait until Ive eaten they may do their worst, he replied with a touch of his old jauntiness.
PEGGY OWEN PATRIOTLUCY FOSTER MADISON
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WORDS RELATED TO JAUNTINESS

  • animation
  • buoyancy
  • cheerfulness
  • cheeriness
  • comfort
  • delight
  • encouragement
  • exuberance
  • gaiety
  • geniality
  • gladness
  • glee
  • good cheer
  • hilarity
  • hopefulness
  • jauntiness
  • jocundity
  • joy
  • joyousness
  • lightheartedness
  • liveliness
  • merriment
  • merry-making
  • mirth
  • optimism
  • solace
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.