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‘Mirth’ essentially means to be merry and is marked by humour or happiness that is accompanied by laughter. It is mainly a literary term and therefore is not particularly common in everyday conversations.
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Jane’s impression of our boss is a source of considerable mirth in the office.
My trip and fall caused much mirth. My children couldn’t stop laughing!
Everybody was in a good mood after the deal was signed, so the meeting was frequently mirthful.