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Today's word: convivialkənˈvɪv i əl

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word convivial

Princeton's WordNet

  1. convivial, good-time(adj)

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. convivial(Adjective)

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

  2. Origin: From convivium, combined form of con + vivo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Convivial(adj)

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

  2. Origin: [From L. convivium a feast; con- + vivere to live. See Victuals, and cf. Convive.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Convivial

    kon-viv′i-al, adj. feasting in company: relating to a feast: social: jovial.—v.i. Convive′ (Shak.), to feast together.—n. a companion at table.—ns. Conviv′ialist, a convivial fellow; Convivial′ity.—adv. Conviv′ially. [L.,—convivium, a living together, a feast—con, together, and vivĕre, to live.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of convivial in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of convivial in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Gage Averill:

    It was constrained businessmen who were yearning for something lighthearted and convivial, they would sing these songs associated with their childhood. There was a widespread sense, you could find this now as well, that the nation was in decline, that life was not as simple as it had been in the 1890s, 1910s.

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