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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.

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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"

Miscellanea

Mirth a.k.a. Mirth Connect is a cross-platform HL7 interface engine that enables bi-directional sending of HL7 messages between systems and applications over multiple transports available under the Mozilla Public License 1.1 license. On September 9th, 2013 Mirth Corporation announced they were acquired by Quality Systems.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Mirth

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Google previewForty Thousand Sublime and Beautiful Thoughts Gathered from the Roses, Clover Blossoms, Geraniums, Violets, Morning-glories, and Pansies of Literature (1915)

Mirth is the sweet wine of human life. It should be...

Mirth is a Proteus, changing its shape and manner with the thousand diversities of individual character, from the most superfluous gayety to the deepest, most earnest human—E. P. \Vhipple.

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 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 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 previewThe British Essayists: The Spectator (1827)

by Robert Lynam

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 with the loudest ...

Google previewThe Virtue Ethics of Hume and Nietzsche (2015)

by Christine Swanton

Cheerfulness expressed as dissolute mirth is a form of cheerfulness as a vice because it is expressive of folly, and as such naturally unfitting to the conversational occasion, and is registered by a qualified judge as a species of immediate ...

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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The kingdoms of fantasy and mirth are longlasting and not of this world. (V.S. Pritchett)
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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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