mirthfulness

[ murth-fuh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF mirthfulness
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Their mirthfulness, then, at least, grows with the joy of spreading it.

Out of the heart of mirthfulness, this shadow had come forth to him.

I must say their laughter throughout was far beyond the mirthfulness of the facts.

She gave him for the first time a glance that had the element of mirthfulness in it.

Near him was an old Revolutionary soldier, full of mirthfulness, and a capital story teller.

An air of youth, and of jocund life, of zest and of mirthfulness came in with Jack, inevitably calling up smiles to meet him.

The style they called Mirth-music (Ganntree) consisted of lively airs, which excited to cheerfulness, mirthfulness, and laughter.

No effort was made, however, to take the mirthfulness out of me, and I doubt if anything could have succeeded in this.

Oh, praised be the beauty of this earth; the beauty, and the bloom, and the mirthfulness thereof.

His pretty boy, Marcus, whose bright young life was so soon to end, charmed all by his mirthfulness and engaging ways.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, from mirth + -ful. Related: Mirthfully; mirthfulness.

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