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Definition of "merriment" []

  • High-spirited fun and enjoyment; hilarity. (noun)
  • Gaiety, fun, or mirth (noun)

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Use "merriment" in a sentence
  • "I thought it was meet to arouse Maud; but this time I shouted in merriment as I danced about the beach, bareheaded, in mock despair."
  • "Envision remotely controlled party barges bombing down the highway while we eat and drink in merriment entertained by tv, movies, internet, music and my personal crack of choice “information”."
  • "Of course, everyone else nearby will think that the outburst of merriment is muy loco."