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[mass noun] Gaiety and fun:‘her eyes sparkled with merriment’
high spirits, high-spiritedness, exuberancecheerfulness, gaiety, fun, effervescence, euphoria, exhilaration, elation, verve, buoyancy, carefreeness, blitheness, levity, zest, sportiveness, liveliness, cheer, joy, joyfulness, joyousness, jolliness, jollity, happiness, gladness, exultation, rejoicing, jocundity, jocularity, conviviality, festivity, merrymaking, revelry, mirth, mirthfulness, glee, gleefulness, laughter, hilarity, light-heartedness, amusement, pleasurelarking aboutView synonyms
- ‘Of all deceptive things on earth nothing is so deceptive as mere gaiety and merriment.’
- ‘It is a night of singing, dancing, lighthearted merriment, and fortune telling.’
- ‘His dark brown eyes sparkled with merriment and mischief.’
- ‘Legend has it that his ancestors used to make these signs for fun and merriment around the nomadic village.’
- ‘In this land where the girl, Tana is her name, brought me, it is unceasing merriment and joy.’
- ‘Much fun, merriment and large amounts of alcohol consuming will be the order of the day.’
- ‘The sound of merriment and happiness floated to Andriel on the cool night breeze.’
- ‘That would send everyone into laughter and merriment which would last the rest of the night.’
- ‘Her eyes were also the same shade of blue, sparkling with life and merriment.’
- ‘The festival of merriment and joy of sharing again had hotels and shops lining up some exciting events and gifts.’
- ‘Merry and Pippin develop strongly, as they do in the book, but still hold their mirth and merriment.’
- ‘How I'd like to make a post full of joy and merriment but there doesn't seem to be any available at the moment.’
- ‘Then it is time for mirth and merriment, as he fulfils all his little wishes.’
- ‘His eyes sparkled with merriment as he raised a dark brow in Hayden's direction.’
- ‘The marriage to Kelly was a source of happiness and merriment.’
- ‘With Liam on the microphone it will be a night packed with fun and merriment.’
- ‘Walking down the corridors of Pittodrie Stadium is like running a gauntlet of mirth and merriment.’
- ‘Much merriment and fun to be had by all accounts but not many appropriate partners to be found.’
- ‘I heard gaiety and merriment, and then we reached the fire.’
- ‘Still, enough of this mirth and merriment, just because it's Friday doesn't mean we should go to pieces.’
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