Synonyms for jocoseness
- good humor
- high spirits
- joie de vivre
Antonyms for jocoseness
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR JOCOSENESS
The sailors touched their hats to him with a strange mixture of veneration and jocoseness.
Anything like the jocoseness of Mr. Guppy's mother just now, I think I never saw.
"I cal'late we didn't get out any too soon, Miss Carvel," he remarked, with a sad attempt at jocoseness.
"I know the furnishing of every third-floor front on the line," she replied, with a dreary attempt at jocoseness.
He tried to give a little touch of jocoseness to it, but failed miserably.
For ease and jocoseness of description it stands almost unapproachable.
"I have been giving you the opinion of the higher court," he said, with his nearest approach to jocoseness.
1670s, from Latin iocosus "full of jesting, joking," from iocus "pastime, sport; a jest, joke" (see joke (n.)). Implies ponderous humor. Related: Jocosely; jocoseness.