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mirthful

[ murth-fuhl ]
/ ˈmɜrθ fəl /
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adjective

joyous; cheerful; jolly; merry: a mirthful laugh.
providing mirth; amusing: a mirthful experience.

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Origin of mirthful

Middle English word dating back to 1275–1325; see origin at mirth, -ful

OTHER WORDS FROM mirthful

mirth·ful·ly, adverbmirth·ful·ness, nounun·mirth·ful, adjectiveun·mirth·ful·ly, adverb
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