Merriness
Merriness Mer"ri*ness, n. The quality or state of being merry; merriment; mirth; gayety, with laughter. [1913 Webster]

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  • merriness — merry ► ADJECTIVE (merrier, merriest) 1) cheerful and lively. 2) Brit. informal slightly drunk. ● make merry Cf. ↑make merry DERIVATIVES merrily a …   English terms dictionary

  • merriness — noun see merry …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • merriness — See merrily. * * * …   Universalium

  • merriness — noun The property of being merry …   Wiktionary

  • merriness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A state of joyful exuberance: blitheness, blithesomeness, gaiety, glee, gleefulness, hilarity, jocoseness, jocosity, jocularity, jocundity, jolliness, jollity, joviality, lightheartedness, merriment, mirth,… …   English dictionary for students

  • merriness — merɪnɪs n. happiness, gladness, cheerfulness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • merriness — mer·ri·ness …   English syllables

  • merriness — noun the trait of merry joking • Syn: ↑jocoseness, ↑jocosity, ↑humorousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑humorous (for: ↑humorousness), ↑merry, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • humorousness — noun the trait of merry joking • Syn: ↑jocoseness, ↑jocosity, ↑merriness • Derivationally related forms: ↑humorous, ↑merry (for: ↑merriness), ↑jocose …   Useful english dictionary

  • jocoseness — noun the trait of merry joking • Syn: ↑jocosity, ↑merriness, ↑humorousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑humorous (for: ↑humorousness), ↑merry ( …   Useful english dictionary

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