jeering, mirth, funeral, jocundity, carousal, frolic, giggle, snicker, playfulness, festival, joviality, gayness, whoopee, gaiety, mirthfulness, wake, glee, cackle, roar, titter, mummery, merrymaking, reveling, blithesomeness, gleefulness, joy, merriness, jocosity, lightheartedness, chuckle, cheer, jollification, jollity, tomfoolery, conviviality, jocoseness, laughter, peal, festiveness, cheerfulness, rejoicing, delight, laugh, festivity, party, blitheness, work, revelry, enjoyment, happiness, revel, cheeriness
amusement (part of speech: noun)
game, pastime, sport, recreation, tonic, fun, divertissement, jolliness, relaxation, amusement, stimulation, hobby, levity, hilarity, distraction, play, entertainment, refreshment, jocularity, frivolity, humor, whimsicality, diversion, celebration, pleasure
- He was holding his sides with laughter, while Phil himself was leaning against a quarter pole shouting with merriment. - "The-Circus-Boys-Across-the-Continent-or-Winning-New-Laurels-on-the-Tanbark", Darlington, Edgar B. P..
- Edgar and he together kept the house in continual merriment, so that the sober pillars of the house found themselves carried along, they knew not whither. - "The Pillars of the House, V1", Charlotte M. Yonge.
- Yet we drank, and made a brave pretence at all the conventional wedding merriment; for if we hadn't laughed, some of us would have cried. - "The Brightener", C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson.