how to pronounce mirth


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mirth is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of mirth in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… eight of those pleasure mirth sorrow …”

meanings of mirth


  1. That which causes merriment.
  2. The emotion usually following humour and accompanied by laughter; merriment; jollity; gaiety.

mirth frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word mirth occurs in english on average 0.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics mirth can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that mirth can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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