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Meaning of MIRTH

Pronunciation:  murth

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  great merriment
 

MIRTH is a 5 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: glee, gleefulness, hilarity, mirthfulness
 
 See Also: gaiety, merriment

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mirth\, n. [OE. mirthe, murthe, merthe, AS. myr[eth],
myrg[eth], merh[eth], mirh[eth]. See {Merry}.]
1. Merriment; gayety accompanied with laughter; jollity.

         Then will I cause to cease . . . from the streets of
         Jerusalem, the voice of mirth.        --Jer. vii.
                                               34.

2. That which causes merriment. [Obs.] --Shak.

Syn: Merriment; joyousness; gladness; fun; frolic; glee;
     hilarity; festivity; jollity. See {Gladness}.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: amusement, buoyancy, cheer, cheerfulness, diversion, divertisement, divertissement, enjoyment, entertainment, frivolity, frolic, fun, gaiety, gladness, glee, gleefulness, happiness, high glee, high spirits, hilariousness, hilarity, jocularity, jocundity, jolliness, jollity, joviality, joy, joyfulness, joyousness, laughter, levity, lightheartedness, merriment, merriness, merrymaking, mirthfulness, passe-temps, pastime, pleasure, recreation, regalement, rejoicing, relaxation, revelry, solace
 

 

 

 

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