hilariousness

[ hi-lair-ee-uhs, -lar-, hahy- ]SEE DEFINITION OF hilariousness
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They received the new-comer with a hilariousness that disconcerted him.

In the store itself the spirit of hilariousness increased as the day advanced.

WORD ORIGIN

1823, "cheerful," from Latin hilaris "cheerful, of good cheer" (see hilarity) + -ous. Meaning "boisterously joyful" is from 1830s. Related: Hilariously.

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