Pronunciation of Merriment
/mˈɛɹɪmənt/, /mˈɛɹɪmənt/, /m_ˈɛ_ɹ_ɪ_m_ə_n_t/
Antonyms for merriment:
Synonyms for merriment:
Other synonyms and related words:
festival, glee, conviviality, Cheeriness, enjoyment, triumph, mirth, gayness, blithesomeness, pleasantry, merrymaking, jest, carousal, festiveness, bliss, rejoicing, revelry, mirthfulness, jollity, joy, gaiety, playfulness, Reveling, gleefulness, laughter, whoopee, lightheartedness, gladness, joviality, jollification, blitheness, festivity, cheer, gratification, happiness, jocosity, satisfaction, blessedness, felicity, jocundity, merriness, jocoseness, frolic, cheerfulness.
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Sense 4 (noun)
festivity, game, pastime, happiness, frolic, jollity, whoopee, frivolity, Jolliness, jocularity, jocundity, refreshment, enjoyment, merrymaking, pleasure, relaxation, play, hobby, mirth, diversion, amusement, laughter, stimulation, cheerfulness, whimsicality, joy, entertainment, levity, recreation, gaiety, tonic, conviviality, humor, Divertissement, joviality, sport, hilarity, celebration, revelry, fun, glee, distraction.
Usage examples for merriment:
- This dreamy side of Dorothy's nature seemed to be in sharp contrast to her practical energetic power of work; it also seemed incongruous with her intense love of fun and her enjoyment of noisy, rollicking merriment. - "The Dorrance Domain", Carolyn Wells.
- I am torn with excitement, and her merriment pains me, though it is all good- humoured enough. - "Wanderers", Knut Hamsun.
- The foreigner at once thrust his hand into his pocket, with such a natural gesture, that neither the baron nor Pascal could repress a smile, and he himself understanding the cause of their merriment broke into a hearty laugh. - "Baron Trigault's Vengeance Volume 2 (of 2)", Emile Gaboriau.