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Noun: playfulness  pley-ful-nus
  1. A festive merry feeling
    - gaiety, gayety [US]
  2. A disposition to find (or make) causes for amusement
    "her playfulness surprised me";
    - fun
  3. Activities that are enjoyable or amusing
    "I do it for the playfulness of it";
    - fun, merriment

See also: ludic [formal], playful, serious, sober, unplayful

Type of: diversion, frivolity, frivolousness, levity, recreation

Encyclopedia: Playfulness