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Innocence and jocosity were two of her leading characteristics; another was a genuine but ingenuous literary faculty.

Colonel Waring had evolved the belief that young men could be coaxed out of their natural shyness by well-timed jocosity.

He referred the point to Westover, who knew an inner earnestness in it, in spite of Whitwell's habit of outside jocosity.

Paul had better come and defend himself,” he said, still clinging to his jocosity; “I am going to get him.

Let him amuse the children, relax with jocosity the sternness of adults, and wreathe into smiles the wrinkles of old age.

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On this page you'll find 65 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to jocosity, such as: amusement, badinage, banter, buffoonery, clowning, and comedy.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.