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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Festivity  \Fes*tiv"i*ty\,  n.;  pl  {Festivities}.  [L.  festivitas: 
  cf  F.  festivit['e].] 
  1.  The  condition  of  being  festive;  social  joy  or  exhilaration 
  of  spirits  at  an  entertaintment;  joyfulness;  gayety. 
 
  The  unrestrained  festivity  of  the  rustic  youth. 
  --Bp.  Hurd. 
 
  2.  A  festival;  a  festive  celebration.  --Sir  T.  Browne. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  festivity 
  n  :  any  festival  or  other  celebration  [syn:  {celebration}] 




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