Merriment vs Festive - What's the difference?

merriment | festive |


As a noun merriment

is a state of enjoyable exuberance.

As an adjective festive is

having the atmosphere, decoration, or attitude of a festival, holiday, or celebration.

merriment

English

Noun

  • a state of enjoyable exuberance
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  • playful fun
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  • festive

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Having the atmosphere, decoration, or attitude of a festival, holiday, or celebration.
  • The room was decked out in festive streamers, with flowers everywhere.
  • In the mood to celebrate.
  • Please put the Christmas decorations away, I'm really not in a festive mood.

    Synonyms

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