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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. great merriment;
[syn: hilarity, mirth, mirthfulness, glee, gleefulness]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Mirth \Mirth\, n. [OE. mirthe, murthe, merthe, AS. myr[eth], myrg[eth], merh[eth], mirh[eth]. See Merry.] [1913 Webster] 1. Merriment; gayety accompanied with laughter; jollity. [1913 Webster] Then will I cause to cease . . . from the streets of Jerusalem, the voice of mirth. --Jer. vii. 34. [1913 Webster] 2. That which causes merriment. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster] Syn: Merriment; joyousness; gladness; fun; frolic; glee; hilarity; festivity; jollity. See Gladness. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

mirth n 1: great merriment [syn: hilarity, mirth, mirthfulness, glee, gleefulness]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

45 Moby Thesaurus words for "mirth": amusement, buoyancy, cheer, cheerfulness, diversion, divertisement, divertissement, enjoyment, entertainment, frivolity, frolic, fun, gaiety, gladness, glee, gleefulness, happiness, high glee, high spirits, hilariousness, hilarity, jocularity, jocundity, jolliness, jollity, joviality, joy, joyfulness, joyousness, laughter, levity, lightheartedness, merriment, merriness, merrymaking, mirthfulness, passe-temps, pastime, pleasure, recreation, regalement, rejoicing, relaxation, revelry, solace