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Definition of Hilariousness
1. [n -ES]
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Literary usage of Hilariousness
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. London Society edited by James Hogg, Florence Marryat (1875)
"Ahem/ Albert argued, ' may I inquire whether hilariousness (if there is such a word ; and I beg Hubert to observe that I have no desire to carp, ..."
2. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Sir Leslie Stephen (1899)
"... were showing their loyal hilariousness in Dther ways. viz. :— All the dignitaries of the state, the church, law, &c., made speeches in their best ..."
3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1835)
"In laughter such as this the heart is sorrowful, and the soul is justly punished for the hypocritical hilariousness of the countenance. ..."
4. The Word by Harold Waldwin Percival (1913)
"He loses himself in emotions produced by earth-forms, and his sensations become brutalized by his hilariousness. The quest is its own recompense. ..."
5. The Connecticut Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly by William Farrand Felch, George C. Atwell, H. Phelps Arms, Frances Trevelyan Miller (1905)
"In exuberant hilariousness, we shouted a daring "good morning" to a boy with a milking-pail, feeling delightfully wicked for a whole mile thereafter. ..."