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1. playfulness

noun. ['ˈpleɪfəlnəs'] a festive merry feeling.

Synonyms

  • levity

Antonyms

  • unimportant
  • nonintellectual

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Rhymes with Playfulness

  • abruptness
  • absoluteness
  • acuteness
  • adonis
  • aggressiveness
  • agribusiness
  • airworthiness
  • alertness
  • aloofness
  • alumnus
  • anise
  • anus
  • appropriateness
  • arbitrariness
  • assertiveness
  • astuteness
  • attentiveness
  • attractiveness
  • awareness
  • awfulness

Sentences with playfulness


1. Noun, singular or mass
Get your cat moving and reward it for its playfulness.

2. Verb, past participle
Biologists also theorize this behavior might be playfulness in the courtship ritual.

Quotes about playfulness


1. Wit and playfulness represent a desperately serious transcendence of evil. Humor is both a form of wisdom and a means of survival.
- Tom Robbins

2. It did not look like the work of God, but it might have represented the handicraft of a God with a joyous sense of humor, a dancing God who loved mischief as much as prayer, and playfulness as much as mischief.
- Pat Conroy, South of Broad

2. playfulness

noun. ['ˈpleɪfəlnəs'] activities that are enjoyable or amusing.

Synonyms

  • merriment
  • recreation
  • diversion

Antonyms

  • ill humor
  • cheerlessness
  • obedience
  • frivolity

3. playfulness

noun. ['ˈpleɪfəlnəs'] a disposition to find (or make) causes for amusement.

Synonyms

  • frivolity
  • humour
  • sportiveness
  • perkiness
  • mischievousness
  • serious
  • sense of humor
  • frivolousness
  • archness
  • whimsicality
  • humor
  • facetiousness
  • sober
  • unplayful
  • sense of humour
  • frolicsomeness
  • pertness
  • playful
  • fun
  • impertinence
  • sauciness
  • friskiness
  • puckishness

Antonyms

  • unplayful
  • playful
  • frivolous
  • noncritical
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