HILARITY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of HILARITY
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 n.  great enjoyable or amusing activity
Classic Sentence:
1  My own spirits were high, and I bounded along with feelings of unbridled joy and hilarity.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 6
2  But I concealed my feelings by an appearance of hilarity that brought smiles and joy to the countenance of my father, but hardly deceived the ever-watchful and nicer eye of Elizabeth.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 22
3  By midnight the hilarity had increased.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 3
4  I wondered if the fact that he was not drinking helped to set him off from his guests, for it seemed to me that he grew more correct as the fraternal hilarity increased.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 3
5  After a short silence on both sides, Mrs. Jennings, with all her natural hilarity, burst forth again.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 30
6  BUT there was no hilarity in the little town that same tranquil Saturday afternoon.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVII
7  Around the table reigned that noisy hilarity which usually prevails at such a time among people sufficiently free from the demands of social position not to feel the trammels of etiquette.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 5. The Marriage-Feast.
8  They had squirmed too long beneath Southern coldness and contempt and now they exploded with hilarity.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLVI
9  If their resonant hilarity could never be hers, she contributed a note of easy elegance more valuable to Mattie Gormer than the louder passages of the band.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 5
10  He fixed his eye on me longer than I cared to return the stare, for fear I might be tempted either to box his ears or render my hilarity audible.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER II
11  There was a widespread hilarity, and a free use of guns, pistols, and gunpowder generally.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Context  Highlight   In Chapter IX.
Example Sentence:
1  This hilarity is improper on this solemn day of mourning.