Definition of merriment in English:

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merriment

Pronunciation: /ˈmɛrɪm(ə)nt/

noun

[mass noun]
Gaiety and fun: her eyes sparkled with merriment
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  • The festival of merriment and joy of sharing again had hotels and shops lining up some exciting events and gifts.
  • I heard gaiety and merriment, and then we reached the fire.
  • Of all deceptive things on earth nothing is so deceptive as mere gaiety and merriment.
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