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MERRIMENT

 Dictionary entry overview: What does merriment mean? 

MERRIMENT (noun)
  The noun MERRIMENT has 2 senses:

1. a gay feeling
2. activities that are enjoyable or amusing

  Familiarity information: MERRIMENT used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MERRIMENT (noun)


Sense 1merriment [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A gay feeling

Classified under:

Nouns denoting feelings and emotions

Synonyms:

gaiety; merriment

Hypernyms ("merriment" is a kind of...):

happiness (emotions experienced when in a state of well-being)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "merriment"):

glee; gleefulness; hilarity; mirth; mirthfulness (great merriment)

jocularity; jocundity (a feeling facetious merriment)

jolliness; jollity; joviality (feeling jolly and jovial and full of good humor)


Sense 2merriment [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Activities that are enjoyable or amusing

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

fun; merriment; playfulness

Context examples:

I do it for the fun of it / he is fun to have around

Hypernyms ("merriment" is a kind of...):

diversion; recreation (an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates)


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