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Though Cuevas is winning new fans with his irrepressible spirit, former touring pro and coach Brad Gilbert sees a method to his mirth.

By activating the neural pathways of emotions like joy and mirth, laughter can improve your mood and make your physical and emotional response to stress less intense.

These feelings – like amusement, happiness, mirth and joy – build resiliency and increase creative thinking.

You know," he says with a mirthless chuckle, "they beat me up pretty good.

Tatsu's mirthless laugh rang out against the sound of dripping rain.

Again she laughed that almost mirthless laugh for which her mother had called her to account a moment before.

Yet more similar are the speeches of the madmen with their horrible words, and those of fools with their mirthless puns.

He laughed, a nervous, mirthless kind of laugh, and slipped his rifle to his other hand.

He laughed, with that cruel, mirthless inflection so characteristic.


On this page you'll find 226 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mirthless, such as: depressed, dismal, dour, forlorn, glum, and melancholy.

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