Mirth meaning

mûrth
The emotion usually following humour and accompanied by laughter; merriment; jollity; gaiety.
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Mirth is defined as laughter or amusement.

An example of mirth is when you laugh at a joke.

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Joyfulness, gaiety, or merriment, esp. when characterized by laughter.
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Gladness and merriment, especially when expressed by laughter.
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That which causes merriment.
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Origin of mirth

  • Middle English from Old English myrgth mregh-u- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Old English myrġþ, approximately equivalent to merry +"Ž -th.

    From Wiktionary