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English noun: playfulness

1. playfulness (feeling) a festive merry feeling


Synonymsgaiety


Broader (hypernym)levity

2. playfulness (attribute) a disposition to find (or make) causes for amusement


SamplesHer playfulness surprised me.
He was fun to be with.


Synonymsfun


Broader (hypernym)frivolity, frivolousness


Narrower (hyponym)archness, facetiousness, friskiness, frolicsomeness, humor, humour, impertinence, impishness, mischievousness, perkiness, pertness, puckishness, sauciness, sense of humor, sense of humour, sportiveness, whimsicality


Attributeplayful, serious, sober, unplayful

3. playfulness (act) activities that are enjoyable or amusing


SamplesI do it for the fun of it.
He is fun to have around.


Synonymsfun, merriment


Broader (hypernym)diversion, recreation









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