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jollification Syllabification: jol·li·fi·ca·tion
Pronunciation: /ˌjäləfəˈkāSH(ə)n/

Definition of jollification in English:


Lively celebration with others; merrymaking.
Example sentences
  • As a lover of festivity and general jollification, anytime the word ‘celebrate’ pops up I automatically conjure images of achievement being saluted with pomp relevant to the circumstance and, of course, appropriate catering.
  • He had picked up the art of jollification at Oxford, entering ‘manfully into all their parties and scenes of dissipation.
  • No, it's not the commercialisation that gets my goat, it's the forced jollification.
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