Mirth

Mirth

(?), n. [OE. mirthe, murthe, merthe, AS. myr, myrg, merh, mirh. See Merry.]
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1. Merriment; gayety accompanied with laughter; jollity.
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Then will I cause to cease . . . from the streets of Jerusalem, the voice of mirth.
Jer. vii. 34.
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2. That which causes merriment. [Obs.] Shak.
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Syn. -- Merriment; joyousness; gladness; fun; frolic; glee; hilarity; festivity; jollity. See Gladness.
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