Mirthfulness
Mirthful Mirth"ful, a. 1. Full of mirth or merriment; merry; as, mirthful children. [1913 Webster]

2. Indicating or inspiring mirth; as, a mirthful face. [1913 Webster]

Mirthful, comic shows. --Shak. [1913 Webster] -- {Mirth"ful*ly}, adv. -- {Mirth"ful*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


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  • mirthfulness — noun see mirth …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mirthfulness — See mirthfully. * * * …   Universalium

  • mirthfulness — noun The property of being mirthful …   Wiktionary

  • mirthfulness — (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, merriness, mirth.… …   English dictionary for students

  • mirthfulness — mirth·ful·ness || mÉœrθfÊŠlnɪs n. joyfulness, gayness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mirthfulness — mirth·ful·ness …   English syllables

  • mirthfulness — noun great merriment • Syn: ↑hilarity, ↑mirth, ↑glee, ↑gleefulness • Derivationally related forms: ↑gleeful (for: ↑gleefulness), ↑mirthful, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • gleefulness — noun great merriment • Syn: ↑hilarity, ↑mirth, ↑mirthfulness, ↑glee • Derivationally related forms: ↑gleeful, ↑mirthful (for: ↑mirthfulness), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • hilarity — noun great merriment (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑mirth, ↑mirthfulness, ↑glee, ↑gleefulness • Derivationally related forms: ↑gleeful (for: ↑gleefulness …   Useful english dictionary

  • mirthful — adjective 1. arousing or provoking laughter an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls an amusing fellow a comic hat a comical look of surprise funny stories that made everybody laugh a very funny writer it would have been… …   Useful english dictionary

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