What does mirth mean?

Definitions for mirth
mɜrθmirth

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hilarity, mirth, mirthfulness, glee, gleefulnessnoun

    great merriment

Wiktionary

  1. mirthnoun

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

    Etymology: myrgþ, approximately equivalent to .

  2. mirthnoun

    That which causes merriment.

    Etymology: myrgþ, approximately equivalent to .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mirthnoun

    merriment; gayety accompanied with laughter; jollity

  2. Mirthnoun

    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.]

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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

Examples of mirth in a Sentence

  1. Ella Wheeler:

    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.

  2. William Ellery Channing:

    Innocent amusements are such as excite moderately, and such as produce a cheerful frame of mind, not boisterous mirth; such as refresh, instead of exhausting, the system; such as recur frequently, rather than continue long; such as send us back to our daily duties invigorated in body and spirit; such as we can partake of in the presence and society of respectable friends; such as consist with and are favorable to a grateful piety; such as are chastened by self-respect, and are accompanied with the consciousness that life has a higher end than to be amused.

  3. V. S. Pritchett:

    The kingdoms of fantasy and mirth are longlasting and not of this world.

  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. Kurt Vonnegut, God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater:

    The Angel that presided o'er my birth said, Little creature form'd of Joy & Mirth, Go love without the help of any Thing on Earth.

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