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Definition of Merriment


  1. Gayety, with laughter; mirth; frolic.

Merriment Quotations

Cultivate solitude and quiet and a few sincere friends, rather than mob merriment, noise and thousands of nodding acquaintances.
William Powell

Nothing is more hopeless than a scheme of merriment.
Samuel Johnson

I hate the actor and audience business. An author should be in among the crowd, kicking their shins or cheering them on to some mischief or merriment.
D. H. Lawrence

Damn the great executives, the men of measured merriment, damn the men with careful smiles oh, damn their measured merriment.
Sinclair Lewis

An actress who has the gift of swaying the emotions of an audience, of compelling tribute of tears, or of moving the public to joyous merriment, cannot always be satisfied to set aside her whole career, in the work that she loves, simply because she is married.
Billie Burke
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Merriment Translations

merriment in Swedish is munterhet
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