mirthfulness


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mirth·ful

 (mûrth′fəl)
adj.
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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Noun1.mirthfulness - great merrimentmirthfulness - great merriment      
gaiety, merriment - a gay feeling

mirthfulness

noun
References in classic literature ?
Levin felt envious of this health and mirthfulness; he longed to take part in the expression of this joy of life.
The thoughts, too, that run around the ring of familiar guests have a piquancy and mirthfulness, and oftentimes a vivid truth, which more rarely find their way into the elaborate intercourse of dinner.
In the dark eyes, and around the voluptuous mouth, there played a look made up of pride, coquetry, and a gleam of mirthfulness, which impressed Copley with the idea that the image was secretly enjoying the perplexing admiration of himself and other beholders.