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Mirth

Mirth appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Mirth, sir, a gay asset? No, don't essay a garish trim.
  • Now did a lass or cadet send 'em mirth to be by a man I gave rabies or worse to? Now two notes row, Rose, I bare vagina… maybe both trimmed/nested across a lad I’d won.
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Mirth (frivolity; gaiety; laughter) is considered to be an advanced word, according to the Kaplan GRE Exam Vocabulary in a Box, which includes 500 college- and graduate-level words that frequently appear on the Graduate Record Exam.

Definition of the noun mirth

What does mirth mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: mirths

  1. great merriment

Alternative definition of the noun mirth

noun

  1. The emotion usually following humour and accompanied by laughter; merriment; jollity; gaiety.
  2. That which causes merriment.

Group

Mirth is a musical group.

  • album: "First Borne"

There are other groups with Mirth in their name, like richie kaye’s music and mirth.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Mirth

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Google previewForty Thousand Quotations, Prose and Poetical (1917)

Choice Extracts on History, Science, Philosophy, Religion, Literature, Etc. Selected from the Standard Authors of Ancient and Modern Times, Classified According to Subject by Charles Noel Douglas

Mirth is the sweet wine of human life.

Mirth is a Proteus, changing its shape and manner with the thousand diversities of individual character, from the most superfluous...

Harmless mirth is the best cordial against the consumption of 1173 Mirth.

Google previewThe Spectator [by J. Addison and others]. With hist. and biogr. preface, and explanatory notes (1823)

by Spectator The

Our mirth is the laughter of fools, and our admiration the wonder of idiots ; else such improbable, monstrous, and incoherent dreams could not go off as they do, not only without the utmost scorn and contempt, but even ...

Google previewThe British Essayists. With Prefaces, Biographical, Historical and Critical, by James Ferguson ...2d Ed (1823)

Our mirth is the laughter of fools, and our admiration the wonder of idiots ; else such improbable, monstrous, and incoherent dreams could not go off as they do, not only without the utmost scorn and contempt, but even ...

Google previewThe British Essayists: Spectator (1823)

by James Ferguson

Our mirth is the laughter of fools, and our admiration the wonder of idiots ; else such improbable, monstrous, and incoherent dreams could not go off as they do, not only without the utmost scorn and contempt, but even ...

Google previewSpectator (1823)

Our mirth is the laughter of fools, and our admiration the wonder of idiots ; else such improbable, monstrous, and incoherent dreams could not go off as they do, not only without the utmost scorn and contempt, but even ...

Google previewDickinson (2010)

Selected Poems and Commentaries by Emily Dickinson, Helen Vendler

hurtles against the dry epigram, “Mirth is the mail of Anguish - ”, as actual blood invades the mental determination to conceal. Just as the Hunter, the Deer, and the Brake lend some actuality to the beginning, so the visible blood does to the ...

Google previewDay's Collacon: an Encyclopaedia of Prose Quotations (1884)

Consisting of Beautiful Thoughts, Choice Extracts and Sayings, of the Most Eminent Writers of All Nations, from the Earliest Ages to the Present Time, Together with a Comprehensive Biographical Index of Authors, and an Alphabetical List of Subjects Quoted

Mirth is the best physician for man's toils, when brought to a close. Pindarus. Mirth and cheerfulness are but the due reward of innocence of life. Sir T. More. Mirth is short and transient, cheerfulness fixed and permanent. Steele. A single burst of ...

Google previewProceedings. [Imperf. With] Index, vol.i to lxii (1864)

by Literary and philosophical society of Liverpool

Mirth is the third person singular of the verb, and signifies that which dissipateth care and sorrow. Morrow and Morning are the past tense and past participle, and signify the dissipation of clouds and darkness. The Anglo-Saxon Morthe is that ...

Google previewHarrison's British Classicks: The Spectator (1786)

by Thomas Stothard

Our mirth is the laughter of fools, and •ur admiration the wonder of idiots; else such improbable, monstrous, and incoherent dreams, could not go oft" as tbeydo, not only without the utmost scorn and contempt, but even with the Itudeft applause ...

Google previewThe Monthly Magazine (1809)

by Sir Richard Phillips

Mirth is an effort, cheerfulness a habit of the mind ; uiirlh is transient, and cheerfulness permanent ; mirth is like a il.ish of lightning, that glitters with momentary brilliance, cheerfulness is the day-light of the soul, which steeps »t in perpetual ...

Google previewMessengers of Love, Light, and Grace (2009)

Getting to Know Your Personal Angels by Terry Lynn Taylor

— Joseph Addison Mirth is a little different from fun, although the two 38 Messengers of Love, Light & Grace.

Google previewProceedings (1864)

by Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool

Mirth is the third person singular of the verb, and signifies that which dissipateth care and sorrow. Morrow and Morning are the past tense and past participle, and signify the dissipation of clouds and darkness. The Anglo-Saxon Morthe is that ...

Google previewDictionary of poetical quotations (1850)

by Sarah Josepha Hale

MIRTH. And therein sate a lady fresh and fair, Making sweet solace ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge. [With] Supp (1816)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

Dryd* * MIRTH, n.s. ...

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Small photo of Male Senior brimming over with mirth, while handing over two foot-long presents, wrapped golden and green. Both with bowknot. Red Santa Claus cap and winter coat. Cut out on black. Gift giving theme.Small photo of Indian female performing Bharathanatyam doing the action of hasya / laughter or mirthSmall photo of Indian female performing Bharathanatyam doing the action of laughter or mirth or hasyaSmall photo of Young man with a goatee beard having a good laugh at a funny joke raising his eyebrows in mirth, standing against a leafy green treeSmall photo of Indian female performing Bharathanatyam doing the action of hasya / laughter or mirth More...

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Quotes about Mirth

Most of the appearance of mirth in the world is not mirth, it is art. The wounded spirit is not seen, but walks under a disguise. (Bishop Robert South)
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Scrabble value of M3I1R1T1H4

The value of this 5-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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