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Convivial vs. Jovial

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Convivialadjective

Having elements of a feast or of entertainment, especially when it comes to eating and drinking, with accompanying festivity

Jovialadjective

(obsolete) Pertaining to Jove or Zeus; Jovian.

Convivialadjective

Of or relating to a feast or entertainment, or to eating and drinking, with accompanying festivity; festive; social; gay; jovial.

‘Which feasts convivial meetings we did name.’;

Jovialadjective

(obsolete) Pertaining to the planet Jupiter; Jovian.

Convivialadjective

occupied with or fond of the pleasures of good company;

‘a convivial atmosphere at the reunion’; ‘a woman of convivial nature’; ‘he was a real good-time Charlie’;

Jovialadjective

Under the influence of the planet Jupiter (considered a source of happiness).

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Jovialadjective

Merry; cheerful and good-humored.

Jovialadjective

Of or pertaining to the god, or the planet, Jupiter.

‘Our jovial star reigned at his birth.’; ‘The fixed stars astrologically differenced by the planets, and esteemed Martial or Jovial according to the colors whereby they answer these planets.’;

Jovialadjective

Sunny; serene.

Jovialadjective

Gay; merry; joyous; jolly; mirth-inspiring; hilarious; characterized by mirth or jollity; as, a jovial youth; a jovial company; a jovial poem.

‘Be bright and jovial among your guests.’; ‘His odes are some of them panegyrical, others moral; the rest are jovial or bacchanalian.’;

Jovialadjective

full of or showing high-spirited merriment;

‘when hearts were young and gay’; ‘a poet could not but be gay, in such a jocund company’; ‘the jolly crowd at the reunion’; ‘jolly old Saint Nick’; ‘a jovial old gentleman’; ‘have a merry Christmas’; ‘peals of merry laughter’; ‘a mirthful laugh’;

Jovialadjective

cheerful and friendly

‘she was in a jovial mood’;

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