mirth mirth  /ˈmɜrθ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) great merriment

Usage(s):

  1. However disappointing the campaign might have been, at least one editorial hand found plenty of cause for mirth.
  2. For there, they that carried us away captive, required of us a song; and they that wasted us required of us mirth, saying, Sing us one of the songs of Zion.
  3. The lightning flashes and threatens, the foam-fields hiss, the sharp white terrible mirth of brute.

News

  • HealtheConnections RHIO Migrates eHealth Technologies’ Image Exchange on its Mirth HIE Platform

    eHealth Technologies, a leader in streamlining transitions of care including, securely delivering electronic diagnostic images to the users of health information exchange , and HealtheConnections, the Regional Health Information Organization of Central New York, have gone live with eHealth Connect® Image Exchange integrated with their new, Mirth HIE platform.
    on June 5, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "It is a pity that the 'intellectual media' portrays the incident of the gun under my pillow as one of ridicule and mirth: Of one that reflects a fear on my part:It is a shame that the mettle of my comment was not put across in the context of its...
    on Nov 30, 2008 By: Amitabh Bachchan Source: Thaindian.com (blog)

  2. But Burnett says that underneath the gloomy bizarreness of the song and the entire album, "is a kind of mirth at the predicament _ a love of the predicament, of the preposterousness of it all."
    on May 9, 2006 By: T Bone Burnett Source: Washington Post

  3. In the same report, Adrian Pang, another familiar face on Singapore TV and in movies, said: "He's an easy target for mirth and merriment on the one hand, and a symbol of Singapore gritty 'realism' on the other."
    on Jun 14, 2009 By: Adrian Pang Source: Malaysia Star

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