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festivity

fes·tiv·i·ty

festivity

pronunciation:
fe stI vih ti
part of speech: noun
inflections: festivities
definition 1: a celebration; festival.
Mrs. Costa is planning a big festivity for her husband's sixtieth birthday.
similar words:
celebration
definition 2: (plural) the events or activities planned for or happening at a celebration.
Jerry was eager to join in the holiday festivities.