Examples of hilarity in a Sentence
My attempt to carve the turkey was a source of great hilarity at the dinner table.
hilarity is the last thing you expect to find at a funeral, but we were there to celebrate his life rather than to dwell on his death
Recent Examples of hilarity from the Web
The sequel never quite captures the disarming hilarity of the original, with one notable exception.
Just like Harry, Twitter users saw the hilarity in what happened, too, and were quick to have some fun about what happened.
The important thing is that these are penises, and thus provocative of general hilarity.
This kind of hilarity is fleeting and sometimes completely nonsensical.
Either way, the hilarity of the situation has been far too much for the Internet, which has been roasting the unfortunate headgear non-stop ever since Eric Trump's wife, Lara, tweeted about it on Monday morning.
Justin Baker’s outstanding lighting design uses small-budget effects to evoke supernatural hilarity, and Sarah Mitchell’s smart costumes range from Charles’ dapper blue-grey suit to the vibrant colors of Acati’s headband and waistband.
Balls filled with extractable biscuits will test the panda’s cognitive chops, and will no doubt provide hours and hours of YouTube hilarity.
The night began with him being ejected from the Chiefs-Raiders game for pushing a ref, but leave it to Marshawn Lynch to instantly overshadow any bad press with his pure, endearing hilarity.
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First Known Use of hilarity
Synonymscheer, cheerfulness, cheeriness, festivity, gaiety (also gayety), gayness, glee, gleefulness, mirth, jocundity, joviality, merriment, merriness, mirthfulness
Related Wordsfrivolity, levity; jollification, jollity, reveling (or revelling), revelry; brightness, buoyancy, good-humoredness, good-naturedness, humor, sunniness; gamesomeness, insouciance, lightheartedness, playfulness, sportiveness; buffoonery, clownishness, flippancy, funning, jest, jesting, jocoseness, jocosity, jocularity, joking, joshing; animation, giddiness, jauntiness, liveliness, perkiness, vivacity; joyfulness, joyousness, jubilance, rejoicing; frolicking, gamboling (or gambolling), rollicking, romping
Near Antonymsblues, dejection, depression, despondence, forlornness, sadness, sorrow, unhappiness; bile, gloom, melancholy, sourness, spleen; earnestness, graveness, gravity, grimness, seriousness, soberness, sobersidedness, solemnity, solemnness; discontent, disgruntlement, moodiness; dolefulness, dolorousness, joylessness, mournfulness, plaintiveness, woe, woefulness; blackness, darkness, gloominess, glumness; desolateness, desolation; heartbreak, miserableness, misery, mourning, wretchedness
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