Definitions for mirth
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hilarity, mirth, mirthfulness, glee, gleefulnessnoun
The emotion usually following humour and accompanied by laughter; merriment; jollity; gaiety.
That which causes merriment.
Etymology: myrgþ, approximately equivalent to.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Merriment; jollity; gaiety; laughter.
Etymology: myrhde , Saxon.
To give a kingdom for a mirth, to sit,
And keep the turn of tippling with a slave. William Shakespeare.
Be large in mirth, anon we’ll drink a measure
The table round. William Shakespeare, Macbeth.
His eye begets occasion for his wit;
For every object that the one doth catch,
The other turns to a mirth-moving jest. William Shakespeare.
Most of the appearing mirth in the world is not mirth but art: the wounded spirit is not seen, but walks under a disguise. Robert South, Sermons.
With genial joy to warm the soul,
Bright Helen mix’d a mirth-inspiring bowl. Alexander Pope, Odyssey.
merriment; gayety accompanied with laughter; jollity
that which causes merriment
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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. myrgð—merg, merry.]
The numerical value of mirth in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of mirth in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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.
The kingdoms of fantasy and mirth are longlasting and not of this world.
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.
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.
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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- Belustigung, Freude, FröhlichkeitGerman
- felicidad, alegría, júbiloSpanish
- hilpeys, iloFinnish
- soganScottish Gaelic
- 遊び, 喜び, 笑いJapanese
- весе́лье, ра́достьRussian
- glädje, munterhetSwedish
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