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noun as in laughter

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So there’s often a joy for me even in incredible failure, loneliness and self-doubt — about 97 percent of my identity was about self-loathing, and even then, there was a lot of hilarity.

Poking fun at the inherent comedy that is raising children, many post videos focused on authentic hilarity.

From Ozy

With punchy voice, hilarity and the warmth of family bonds that go soul-deep, this sweet read screams summer and deserves a spot in every traveler’s beach bag.

Bryson and an out-of-shape friend embark on a journey where their lack of preparedness leads to frequent moments of hilarity.

From Time

For the ultimate challenge and hilarity, try walking backward or crouching for the entirety for the match, even when a ghost is hunting you.

I know from her students that the masking tape incident involved little more than hilarity.

If nothing else, it is should provide a lot of unintentional hilarity.

Despite the inadvertent hilarity, the real marvel of our mobile text-correction systems is how astoundingly good they are.

And the hilarity of it was, I was in practically every scene of that episode of Scandal.

But really, these heroes of hilarity past put the oof in “spoof.”

It was her imposing crest that John's storm of hilarity had brought into view.

We have only to look at it to bring on an attack of the wildest hilarity.

Mr. Pickwick expressed his heartfelt delight at every additional suggestion; and his eyes beamed with hilarity and cheerfulness.

It was not that, however, which brought their hilarity to an end, abrupt as though a bombshell had burst in their midst.

Nor was their hilarity less, after they had parted from moorings, and were once more in mid-stream, moving onwards.


On this page you'll find 47 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hilarity, such as: amusement, merriment, cheerfulness, entertainment, fun, and mirthfulness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.