HyperDic: festivity

English > 1 sense of the word festivity:
NOUNactfestivity, celebrationany joyous diversion
festivity > pronunciation
Soundsfehstih'vahtiy
Rhymesability ... zloty: 638 rhymes with tiy...
English > festivity: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningAny joyous diversion.
Synonymcelebration
NarrowerLudi Saeculares, secular gamesThe centennial rites and games of ancient Rome that marked the commencement of a new generation (100 years representing the longest life in a generation)
agonA festivity in ancient Greece at which competitors contended for prizes
feria(in Spanish speaking regions) a local festival or fair, usually in honor of some patron saint
festival, feteAn organized series of acts and performances (usually in one place)
gala, gala affair, jamboree, blowoutA gay festivity
merrymaking, conviviality, jollificationA boisterous celebration
victory celebrationA celebration following a victory in a battle / battle or sports competition
Broaderdiversion, recreationAn activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates / stimulates
Spanishcelebración, edición, festejo, festividad
Catalancelebració, edició, festivitat
Adjectivesfestiveoffering fun and gaiety

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