What does mirth mean?

Definitions for mirthmɜrθ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word mirth.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hilarity, mirth, mirthfulness, glee, gleefulness(noun)

    great merriment

Wiktionary

  1. mirth(Noun)

    The emotion usually following humour and accompanied by laughter; merriment; jollity; gaiety.

  2. mirth(Noun)

    That which causes merriment.

  3. Origin: myrgþ, approximately equivalent to .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mirth(noun)

    merriment; gayety accompanied with laughter; jollity

  2. Mirth(noun)

    that which causes merriment

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Mirth

    mėrth, n. merriness: pleasure: delight: noisy gaiety: jollity: laughter.—adj. Mirth′ful, full of mirth: causing mirth: merry: jovial.—adv. Mirth′fully.—n. Mirth′fulness.—adj. Mirth′less, joyless: cheerless.—n. Mirth′lessness, absence of mirth. [A.S. myrgðmerg, merry.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mirth in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mirth in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Nelson Boswell:

    I love such mirth as does not make friends ashamed to look upon one another next morning.

  2. Robert South:

    Most of the appearance of mirth in the world is not mirth, it is art. The wounded spirit is not seen, but walks under a disguise.

  3. Ella Wheeler Wilcox:

    Laugh and the world laughs with you Weep, and you weep alone For the sad old earth must borrow its mirth, But has trouble enough of its own.

  4. Ella Wheeler Wilcox:

    Laugh, and the world laughs with you;
    Weep, and you weep alone.
    For the sad old earth must borrow its mirth,
    But has trouble enough of its own.

  5. William Shakespeare:

    Free from gross passion or of mirth or anger constant in spirit, not swerving with the blood, garnish'd and deck'd in modest compliment, not working with the eye without the ear, and but in purged judgement trusting neither Such and so finely bolted didst thou seem.

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