Definitions for cachinnation

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cachinnation(noun)

    loud convulsive laughter


  1. cachinnation(Noun)

    Convulsive, loud laughter.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cachinnation(noun)

    loud or immoderate laughter; -- often a symptom of hysterical or maniacal affections

  2. Origin: [L. cachinnatio, fr. cachinnare to laugh aloud, cf. Gr. kacha`zein.]

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz


    The hysterical "Ha-Ha." Syn. for Carrie Nation.

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