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mirthful


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Mirthful  \Mirth"ful\,  a. 
  1.  Full  of  mirth  or  merriment;  merry;  as  mirthful  children. 
 
  2.  Indicating  or  inspiring  mirth;  as  a  mirthful  face. 
 
  Mirthful,  comic  shows.  --Shak. 
  --  {Mirth"ful*ly},  adv  --  {Mirth"ful*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  mirthful 
  adj  1:  full  of  or  showing  high-spirited  merriment;  "when  hearts 
  were  young  and  gay";  "a  poet  could  not  but  be  gay,  in 
  such  a  jocund  company"-  Wordsworth;  "the  jolly  crowd 
  at  the  reunion";  "jolly  old  Saint  Nick";  "a  jovial  old 
  gentleman";  "have  a  merry  Christmas";  "peals  of  merry 
  laughter";  "a  mirthful  laugh"  [syn:  {gay},  {jocund},  {jolly}, 
  {jovial},  {merry}] 
  2:  arousing  or  provoking  laughter;  "an  amusing  film  with  a 
  steady  stream  of  pranks  and  pratfalls";  "an  amusing 
  fellow";  "a  comic  hat";  "a  comical  look  of  surprise"; 
  "funny  stories  that  made  everybody  laugh";  "a  very  funny 
  writer";  "it  would  have  been  laughable  if  it  hadn't  hurt 
  so  much";  "a  mirthful  experience";  "risible  courtroom 
  antics"  [syn:  {amusing},  {comic},  {comical},  {funny},  {laughable}, 
  {risible}] 




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