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Definition of "sportiveness" []

  • The state of being sportive (noun)

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Use "sportiveness" in a sentence
  • "At this time a slight sleep relieved me from the pain of reflection, which was disturbed by the approach of a beautiful child, who came running into the recess I had chosen, with all the sportiveness of infancy."
  • "One other curious piece of sportiveness in his dealings with the"
  • "For men say that the young of all creatures cannot be quiet in their bodies or in their voices; they are always wanting to move and cry out; some leaping and skipping, and overflowing with sportiveness and delight at something, others uttering all sorts of cries."