uproariousness love

Definitions

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  • n. Noisy riot or hilarity; uproar.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or character of being uproarious, or noisy and riotous.

Etymologies

uproarious +β€Ž -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In the stillness the sally was heard over the whole house, and the audience, relieved of its anxiety for its favorite, laughed with an uproariousness that had in it the note of hysteria.

    Chapter 5

  • But for years and years … the women shared the uproariousness of that day and often sent each other the most exquisitely hand-made footwear with a lovely little card that said: β€œIt was a really big shoe.”

    Matthew Yglesias » In What Culture is Having a Shoe Thrown At You a Sign of Respect?

  • Jim Thompson's life was apparently on the noiser side (although Polito recites the facts of his Communist years, of his drinking and his occasional low-living in such a dry and prosaic manner it's hard to hear it), but learning the known facts about how he lived it still falls far short of the uproariousness of The Killer Inside Me or The Getaway or Pop.

    The Biographical Fallacy

  • Rachael and Muriel raised a mild if somewhat surprised laugh, in which Dick and Maury joined, both of them red in the face and restraining uproariousness with the most apparent difficulty.

    The Beautiful and Damned

  • A general inclination to uproariousness prevailed in Mrs. Colwyn's absence, and it must be confessed that neither Janetta nor Nora tried very hard to repress the little ones 'noise.

    A True Friend A Novel

  • She choked back her uproariousness as Jane came along.

    Jane Allen, Junior

  • To my surprise, however, the tormentor's cursed grin not only continued but absolutely expanded to an immoderate laugh, the uproariousness of which was increased by another suspicious Bostonian, who leaped on deck during our dispute.

    Captain Canot or, Twenty Years of an African Slaver

  • When the laughers had exhausted their uproariousness, he cleared his throat, and resumed.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 56, Number 349, November, 1844

  • They exchanged cheers and greetings as they passed, the 'Red Lion' brake being noticeable above all for its uproariousness.

    Liza of Lambeth

  • Maury joined, both of them red in the face and restraining uproariousness with the most apparent difficulty.

    The Beautiful and Damned

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