An experience or expression of celebratory feeling, merriment, gaiety. (noun)
Examples of word festivity
One cannot help feeling that much of all this festivity is a mistake: the expenses incurred are far above the means of the parties responsible, and the effect on the Amboinese character is not beneficial.
"The Day of the Holy Cross is our main festivity," Claudio tells us as he makes one of his menu items, Insalate Anne - lettuce, avocado, grapefruit, crabmeat and green apples in a vinaigrette.
The second annual blogging festivity is going to be a little different than last years party.
No club festivity is permitted without the presence of a director; no young man under the influence of liquor is allowed; certain types of dancing often innocently started are strictly prohibited; and above all, early closing is insisted upon.
And the mixture of pain and illness with splendor and festivity, is so unnatural, that probably it is to that we must attribute that a young woman is no where so hardly judged.