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cachinnation

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  1. an explosive sound that is a sign of amusement as is common in some forms of schizophrenia, the patient would often erupt in cachinnation, often at the most inappropriate times Synonyms of cachinnation belly laugh, boff (or boffo), boffola, laugh, cackle, chortle, chuckle, giggle, guffaw, hee-haw, horselaugh, laughter, snicker, snigger, titter, twitterWords Related to cachinnation crow, whoop; grin, simper, smile, smirkNear Antonyms of cachinnation cry, groan, moan, sob, wail; face, frown, grimace, lower (also lour), mouth, pout, scowl


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