express mirth


  • WordNet 3.6
    • v express mirth produce laughter
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In literature:

It was not an expression of philosophic mirth, of sense of the grotesqueness of an anti-climax.
"The Price She Paid" by David Graham Phillips
He saw, on the faces about him, expressions of interest, amusement and even mirth.
"The Age of Innocence" by Edith Wharton
The mirth faded from her eyes, and they took on a grave expression that added to their charm.
"The Tavern Knight" by Rafael Sabatini
How unlike the shrill discord whereby the ordinary workgirl expresses her foolish mirth!
"The Nether World" by George Gissing
Waymark was watching him, on his face an expression of subdued mirth.
"The Unclassed" by George Gissing
Each of them wore its own expression, of peace, pleasantness, innocent mirth, or meditation.
"The Wrack of the Storm" by Maurice Maeterlinck
The countenances of all but the victim express mirth.
"Home Pastimes; or Tableaux Vivants" by James H. Head
The mirthful side of social life was expressed at the parties and meetings for hilarity; for such they often had.
"The New England Magazine, Volume 1, No. 1, January 1886" by Various
But the great charm about him is the expression of infinite fun and mirth that is always upon his face.
"By The Sea" by Heman White Chaplin
The moment we were outside, Wetter turned on me with a savagely mirthful expression of my own thoughts.
"The King's Mirror" by Anthony Hope

In news:

I had thought of him as a dour ideologue, but he shows hidden strains of mirth in responding to my blog post expressing skepticism about his attempts to rally a "center-right" coalition against the Afghan war.