What does mirth mean?

Definitions for mirth
mɜrθmirth

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.

    Etymology: myrgþ, approximately equivalent to .

  2. mirth(Noun)

    That which causes merriment.

    Etymology: 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.]

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    Karen
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How to say mirth in sign language?

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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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  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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