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Emotional redirects here. ... Acceptance, in spirituality, mindfulness, and human psychology, usually refers to the experience of a situation without an intention to change that situation. ... A kiss can express affection. ... Look up ambivalence in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... This article is about the emotion. ... Boredom is a condition characterized by perception of ones environment as dull, tedious, and lacking stimuli. ... It has been suggested that Idiot compassion be merged into this article or section. ... This article is about the mental state. ... Despair in common usage is the condition of having abandoned hope. ... Empathy (from the Greek εμπάθεια, to make suffer) is commonly defined as ones ability to recognize, perceive and directly experientially feel the emotion of another. ... Envy is an emotion that occurs when a person lacks another’s superior quality, achievement, or possession and either desires it or wishes that the other lacked it. ... Embarrassment is an unpleasant emotional state experienced upon having a socially or professionally unacceptable act or condition witnessed by or revealed to others. ... This page meets Wikipedias criteria for speedy deletion. ... Fear is a powerful, unpleasant feeling of risk or danger, either real or imagined. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... “Happy” redirects here. ... Look up hate in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Spes or Hope; engraving by Sebald Beham, German c1540 Hope is a belief in a positive outcome related to events and circumstances in ones life. ... Horror is the feeling of revulsion that usually occurs after something frightening is seen, heard, or otherwise experienced. ... Anger is a term for the emotional aspect of aggression, as a basic aspect of the stress response in animals whereby a perceived aggravating stimulus provokes a counterresponse which is likewise aggravating and threatening of violence. ... Homesickness is generally described as a feeling of longing for ones familiar surroundings. ... Jealousy typically refers to the thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that occur when a person believes a valued relationship is being threatened by a rival. ... Loneliness is an emotional state in which a person experiences a powerful feeling of emptiness and isolation. ... Love is any of a number of emotions and experiences related to a sense of strong affection or profound oneness. ... I PITY THE FOOL is also Mr. ... This article or section is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ... Regret is often felt when someone feels sadness, shame, or guilt and primarily regret after commiting an action that the person later wishes that they had not done. ... People feel remorse when reflecting on their actions that they believe are wrong. ... Grieving Thai females. ... Serenity is a feeling of inner peace of the mind and body when it is in a state tranquility, free from agitation or anxiety. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... It has been suggested that the section Shame campaign from the article Smear campaign be merged into this article or section. ... Suffering is any aversive (not necessarily unwanted) experience and the corresponding negative emotion. ... Wide eyes are a common human physiological expression of emotional surprise. ... ...

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A child laughing

Mirth is merriment and gaiety accompanied with laughter; jollity and joviality. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (from wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 150 languages. ... Laughing Kid philip1 by pipp: my son philip Source: Stock. ... Laughing Kid philip1 by pipp: my son philip Source: Stock. ...

  • That which causes merriment.
  • It is enjoying the companionship of others in a form of happiness accompanied by laughter.
  • The origin is of Old English myrgth.
  • The term can be used both singular or plural.

Usage

1628: John Milton, L'Allegro


1883: Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island


And he began to laugh again, and that so heartily, that, though I did not see the joke as he did, I was again obliged to join him in his mirth.


1922: James Joyce, Ulysses


Phantasmal mirth, folded away: muskperfumed.


2006: The American Physiological Society


In a paper being presented in an American Physiological Society session at Experimental Biology 2006, Lee S. Berk of Loma Linda University, reports that not only is there real science and psychophysiology, but just the anticipation of the “mirthful laughter” involved in watching your favorite funny movie has some very surprising and significant neuroendocrine/hormone effects. Maybe Laughter Really Is The Best Medicine


See also

“Happy” redirects here. ... Look up joy in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A young child laughing Laughter is an expression or appearance of merriment or amusement. ... This page may meet Wikipedia’s criteria for speedy deletion. ...

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