Word of the Day March 1, 2017
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Today's word: convivialkənˈvɪv i əl
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word convivial
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"
Of or relating to a feast or entertainment, or to eating and drinking, with accompanying festivity; festive; social; gay; jovial.
Origin: From convivium, combined form of con + vivo.
of or relating to a feast or entertainment, or to eating and drinking, with accompanying festivity; festive; social; gay; jovial
Origin: [From L. convivium a feast; con- + vivere to live. See Victuals, and cf. Convive.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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.]
The numerical value of convivial in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of convivial in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
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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