Definition of mirth in English:

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Pronunciation: /mərTH/


Amusement, especially as expressed in laughter: his six-foot frame shook with mirth
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  • 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.
merriment, high spirits, cheerfulness, cheeriness, hilarity, glee, laughter, gaiety, buoyancy, blitheness, euphoria, exhilaration, lightheartedness, joviality, joy, joyfulness, joyousness


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

Words that rhyme with mirth

berth, birth, dearth, earth, firth, girth, Perth, worth

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Syllabification: mirth

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