Definition of mirth in English:


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Pronunciation: /məːθ


[mass noun]
Amusement, especially as expressed in laughter: his six-foot frame shook with mirth
More example sentences
  • Laughter, joy and mirth should be considered some of our most primary objectives.
  • They soon subsided into a bout of laughter while tears of mirth glistened in their eyes.
  • Still, enough of this mirth and merriment, just because it's Friday doesn't mean we should go to pieces.


Old English myrgth, of Germanic origin; related to merry.

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