Definition of mirth in English:

mirth

Syllabification: mirth
Pronunciation: /mərTH
 
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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.
Synonyms
merriment, high spirits, cheerfulness, cheeriness, hilarity, glee, laughter, gaiety, buoyancy, blitheness, euphoria, exhilaration, lightheartedness, joviality, joy, joyfulness, joyousness

Origin

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

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