American English

Definition of festivity noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1festivities [plural] the activities that are organized to celebrate a special event A number of celebrities will be flying in to take part in the festivities. Christmas/New Year festivities graduation festivities
  2. 2[uncountable] the happiness and enjoyment that exist when people celebrate something The wedding was an occasion of great festivity. an air of festivity
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: festivity