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mirth | mirthful

mirth mirthful
amusement expressed by laughter
  • How to Memorize
    • mirth - glee
  • Analysis

    ‘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.

  • Exam DBSpoken DBOther
    Synonymsjollity, delight, jovial,
    Antonymsdespondentheartbreak, anguish,
  • Example(s)
    1. Jane’s impression of our boss is a source of considerable mirth in the office.

    2. My trip and fall caused much mirth. My children couldn’t stop laughing!

    3. Everybody was in a good mood after the deal was signed, so the meeting was frequently mirthful.