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Date: 1600-1700
Language: French
Origin: gaité, from gai; GAY1

gaiety

noun
     
gai‧e‧ty old-fashioned
1 [uncountable] when someone or something is cheerful and fun:
Lars enjoyed the warmth and gaiety of these occasions.
gay1 (3)
2

gaieties

[plural] enjoyable events or activities:
Elaine missed the gaieties of life in Paris.

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