Word of the Day: Gaiety

gai-e-ty / gāədē   noun  
  1. the state of being cheerful or joyous
The most profound joy has more of gravity than of gaiety in it. Michel de Montaigne, 1533-1592  
  1. merrymaking; festivities; often plural
Most writers flourish greatly on a simple, healthy routine with occasional time off for gaiety. Dorothea Brande, 1893-1948  
  1. finery; showy dress; elegance
Simplicity and elegance are never boring: you can never get enough of them, and one single detail manages to suggest that touch of gaiety only you have. Madame Grès, 1903-1993