convivial
[ kuhn-viv-ee-uhl ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
Mid 17th century; Latin (in the sense ‘fit for a feast, festive’): from Latin convivialis, from convivium ‘a feast’, from con- ‘with’ + vivere ‘live’
Synonyms
  • cheerful
  • jolly
  • joyful
Antonyms
  • apathetic
  • depressed
  • gloomy
Definition
friendly; agreeable
Example
The ice cream truck was driven by a jolly, convivial man whom the neighborhood adored.
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