Jocosity



[joh-kos-i-tee, juh-] /dʒoʊˈkɒs ɪ ti, dʒə-/

noun, plural jocosities.
1.
the state or quality of being .
2.
joking or jesting.
3.
a joke or jest.
n.

1640s; see jocose + -ity.

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