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synonyms for merriment

  • hilarity
  • revelry
  • brawl
  • buffoonery
  • cheerfulness
  • conviviality
  • enjoyment
  • festivity
  • frolic
  • fun
  • gaiety
  • glee
  • happiness
  • hoopla
  • indulgence
  • jocularity
  • jocundity
  • jollity
  • joviality
  • joy
  • laughter
  • levity
  • liveliness
  • merrymaking
  • mirth
  • picnic
  • recreation
  • revel
  • self-indulgence
  • shindig
  • sport
  • tomfoolery
  • whoopee
  • wingding
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antonyms for merriment

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  • depression
  • gloom
  • misery
  • sadness
  • seriousness
  • sorrow
  • unhappiness
  • woe
  • work
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How to use merriment in a sentence

One Christmas, after a night of merriment, Gawain confronts a mysterious, magical knight, and that encounter sets him on an epic quest to face his fate.
THE GREEN KNIGHT IS GLORIOUS AND A LITTLE BAFFLING. LET’S UNTANGLE IT.ALISSA WILKINSONJULY 30, 2021VOX
He was filled with life and compassion and merriment, and the pleasure of his company was unequalled.
IN DREAMS BEGIN RESPONSIBILITIES: THE BOUNTIFUL LIFE OF VARTAN GREGORIANRICHARD STENGELAPRIL 18, 2021TIME
Finding joy and merriment where one can is one of 2020’s great lessons.
THIS CRISP, CLASSIC POTATO LATKE RECIPE DELIVERS A SATISFYING, CELEBRATORY CRUNCHOLGA MASSOVNOVEMBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Last holiday season, an estimated 7 million people visited New York City, the epicenter of merriment.
NYC FOR THE HOLIDAYS: THE CITY’S CLASSIC TRADITIONS HAVE BEEN TWEAKED FOR THE TIMESANDREA SACHSNOVEMBER 19, 2020WASHINGTON POST
But there came a day, at last, when the inhabitants of Flatland were far indeed removed from the spirit of merriment.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
The light Italian looked what he assumed; a brisk, active muleteer, full of life and merriment.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Lettice laughed with him then, though her laughter held another note that was not merriment.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Page after page—full of caustic satire, humorous sally and profound epigram—fairly bristles with merriment.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
What a capital talker he was at the social board, and how ready to join in harmless merriment!
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
The lad laughed, and the hideous merriment set the white-haired lady's nerves on edge.
WINSTON OF THE PRAIRIEHAROLD BINDLOSS
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WORDS RELATED TO MERRIMENT

  • action
  • ball
  • beguilement
  • cheer
  • delight
  • diversion
  • enjoyment
  • entertainment
  • field day
  • fun
  • fun and games
  • gladdening
  • gratification
  • high time
  • hilarity
  • hoopla
  • laughter
  • merriment
  • merry go round
  • mirth
  • picnic
  • play
  • pleasing
  • pleasure
  • regalement
  • whoopee
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