KJV Dictionary Definition: mirth


MIRTH, n. merth. Social merriment; hilarity; high excitement of pleasurable feelings in company; noisy gayety; jollity. Mirth differs from joy and cheerfulness, as always implying noise.

With genial joy to warm the soul,

Bright Helen mixed a mirth-inspiring bowl.

I will cause to cease the voice of mirth from Judah and Jerusalem. Jer.7.


MIRTH'FUL, a. Merry; jovial; festive.

The feast was served, the bowl was crown'd,

To the king's pleasure went the mirthful round.