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mirth

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Definition fun and laughter
  • It was an evening of many stories and great mirth.
mirth = fun and laughter
  • Mirth cannot move a soul in agony.
    William Shakespeare  --  Love's Labour's Lost
  • mirth = fun and laughter
  • He felt no mirth or humor and wondered if there'd ever be a time again when he would.
    James Dashner  --  The Maze Runner
  • mirth = fun and laughter
  • Then Bilbo longed to escape from the dark fortress and to go down and join in the mirth and feasting by the fires.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Hobbit
  • mirth = fun and laughter
  • Where is our usual manager of mirth?
    William Shakespeare  --  A Midsummer Night's Dream
  • mirth = fun and laughter
  • With one last bark of mirth, he rose up, slow.
    Ray Bradbury  --  Something Wicked This Way Comes
  • mirth = fun and laughter
  • Whatever she smiled at—at him, at a chicken liver, at nothing—it disturbed him that her smile could have no root in mirth, or even in amusement.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Winter Dreams
  • mirth = fun and laughter
  • The winter god's eyes were full of mirth.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • mirth = fun and laughter
  • No, that were pity;
    I would entreat you rather to put on
    Your boldest suit of mirth, for we have friends
    That purpose merriment.
    William Shakespeare  --  The Merchant of Venice
  • mirth = fun
  • I don't know whether she found it as mirthful as Papa, but she seemed to enjoy it some.
    Robert Newton Peck  --  A Day No Pigs Would Die
  • mirthful = full of fun and laughter
  • Thus far the elder traveller had listened with due gravity; but now burst into a fit of irrepressible mirth, shaking himself so violently that...
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  Young Goodman Brown
  • mirth = fun and laughter
  • Be large in mirth;
    William Shakespeare  --  Macbeth
  • mirth = fun (or happiness)
  • Trying valiantly to laugh along with everyone else, he got up, his feet numb from the weight of the dwarf, as Percy Weasley did his best to disperse the crowd, some of whom were crying with mirth.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  • mirth = fun and laughter
  • Not quite so miserable as to be insensible to mirth.
    Jane Austen  --  Emma
  • Lawson leaped to his feet, with a sudden, mirthful grin, and ran out of the room.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • The doctor did not answer, but he gave a chuckle of bitter mirth.
    W. Somerset Maugham  --  Of Human Bondage
  • But a smile without mirth, without depth, just an arrangement of flesh.
    Robert Cormier  --  After the First Death
  • At my appearance (which was indeed comical enough, however tragic a fate these garments covered) the driver could not conceal his mirth.
    Robert Louis Stevenson  --  Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  • His face showed evident mirth.
    Trenton Lee Stewart  --  The Mysterious Benedict Society
  • He chuckles, a dark sound that's made all the more disturbing by the undercurrent of genuine mirth.
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall

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