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1. Full of gladness and merriment.
2. Characterized by or expressing gladness and merriment: a warm, tender, and mirthful movie.

mirth′ful·ly adv.
mirth′ful·ness n.
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Adv.1.mirthfully - in a joyous mannermirthfully - in a joyous manner; "they shouted happily"
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The peasants had all got up from the cart and were inquisitively and mirthfully staring at the meeting of the friends, making their comments on it.
Then all shouted mirthfully, and leaped about the room.
"Well," she said mirthfully, "my aunt is a hundred and fifty."
6 Laughercise If laughter really is the best medicine then these laughercise sessions, where you 10 laugh "mirthfully, are said to lower stress, blood pressure and cholesterol.
Mirthfully I relayed this conversation to my wife, who gave me the evil eye but took the part.
Talking about himself, he mirthfully said his role as the chief guest was ambiguous as he was not supposed to deliver a speech and could only speak briefly at the event.
But no exhibition of nakedness can ignore humour (just ask any of the 1,700 people who stripped off mirthfully on the Quayside for Spencer Tunick back in 2005).
It is not that I like it, but people force me to do it,' he said mirthfully.
After mirthfully exploring the vast sci-fi world of 'Futurama' and ongoing cultural mores in the still-airing 'Simpsons,' he now pokes fun at a fantasy realm, designing a simple saga set in a less-sophisticated but magical era.
As children, it used to make us laugh mirthfully when elders, upon being challenged, tried their best to not slip up on the spelling of Constantinople!
theater director Oldroyd says mirthfully of his first feature, "Lady Macbeth," a starkly sensual adaptation of Russian author Nikolai Leskov's 1865 novella "Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk He succeeded.
Gone are the days when Indian mothers used to mirthfully praise their sons in front of the bridegroom's family, claiming that " Beta Maggi banasaktahai"( Son can cook maggi), giving them the assurance that the girl would not have to starve, when she is down with fever.