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Below you will find the definition of cachinnation, followed by 33 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.
(noun) - loud convulsive laughter
EXAMPLES - Cachinnation in a Sentence
- Especially is this true in instances of church cachinnation. (source)
- Chip's nervous system did not demand the relief of cachinnation. (source)
- Here, with its bliss and agony, its cacophony and cachinnation, is (source)
- Dad's exclamation made Jake break out afresh into a loud cachinnation. (source)
- It was Dame Alice indulging in a wild cachinnation on her hunting horn. (source)
- Where the studied insult of words had failed, this single cachinnation succeeded. (source)
- His display of irritation drew an explosive, misthievous cachinnation from the trio. (source)
- The stoker laughed truculently, and Billy ventured upon a faint echo of the jeering cachinnation. (source)
- Page 31 harsh and bitter cachinnation, but affording wondrous relief to that gentleman's over-charged breast. (source)
- There arose from behind some nearby bushes a shrill cachinnation and out waddled a gaggle of purposeful geese. (source)
- A good stomp from the two-clown-long-horn followed by an "Oooohooowee my aching bunions!" used to raise roaring cachinnation. (source)
- The hammer fell with a crash that re-echoed deafeningly and shivered off through the black jungle in a strangely altered cachinnation. (source)
- The next instant it may easily be lowered to the point where the ordinary cartoon of commerce or the tiny cachinnation of a machine-made (source)
- Just as his foot touched the deck the instrument gave forth its unholy cachinnation of "Ha! Ha! Ha!" in the high nasal tones peculiar to its kind. (source)
- The cheerers and hat throwers on the outside were mirthful, but the mob was not; it howled, but howled without any cachinnation; it struggled for mastery. (source)
- The innate cruelty of the human animal is gratified, and the idea of a tailor's suffering is never conceived by a customer without involuntary cachinnation. (source)
- The man began to laugh behind his moustaches, the which cachinnation was checked by an appealing look from the young lady; and he held out his hand and said, (source)
- The man, hardly able to refrain from indulging in a positive fit of stentorian cachinnation, without deigning any auricular explanation, pointed to the bank, on which (source)
- By Mr.T. C.'s system, cues for laughter are rendered unnecessary, as, from a long course of practical experience, the moment of cachinnation is always judiciously selected. (source)
- At all my struggles he continued to laugh, but there was no merriment in his laughter, it was merely an even guttural cachinnation, the laugh of a fiend at the aimless struggles of (source)
- But there was that about him which made it wellnigh impossible to believe that he could ever have given completely away to feelings of mirth and indulged in a real fit of cachinnation. (source)
- But it is perfectly absurd and improbable, done in the manner in which it is represented -- not therefore to be blamed, but therefore to be commended with cachinnation while the world endures. (source)
- Beach, about "convention," they seem to detect no difference between this resort and certain summer beaches, more familiar to them, and at the same time more used to boisterousness and cachinnation. (source)
- One laugh removed all sibillatory indications; a second application of your invaluable cachinnation elicited slight applause; whilst a third, in the form of a _guffaw_, rendered it perfectly successful. (source)
- He jumped off the ground half-a-dozen times to thrice his own height, giving a succession of little joyous yelps that resembled a human cachinnation far more than any sounds of canine origin or utterance. (source)
- In the sad part of a play it is hard to keep from weeping if the woman next to you is wiping her eyes; and still harder is it to keep from laughing, even at a sorry jest, if the man on the other side is roaring in vociferous cachinnation. (source)
- This is where you sit in a circle and go head-to-head in a singdown to see which parents know the most lyrics, which ones can fake their way through a song the best, and whose child can outdo all others in oscillating cachinnation dictionary.com. (source)
- The youths all burst into a loud cachinnation at the zeal of the landlord to unmask his rival, and reseating themselves, called for another bottle, which our friend of the Arms was not slow to produce, by way of covering his retreat and hiding his (source)
- And then did my excellent friend Mr. Smooth-it-away laugh outright, in the midst of which cachinnation a smoke-wreath issued from his mouth and nostrils, while a twinkle of lurid flame darted out of either eye, proving indubitably that his heart was all of a red blaze. (source)
- And then did my excellent friend, Mr. Smooth-it-away, laugh outright; in the midst of which cachinnation, a smoke-wreath issued from his mouth and nostrils, while a twinkle of livid flame darted out of either eye, proving indubitably that his heart was all of a red blaze. (source)
- Meanwhile, the royal cachinnation was echoed out by a discordant and portentous laugh from behind the arras, like that of one who, little accustomed to give way to such emotions, feels himself at some particular impulse unable either to control or to modify his obstreperous mirth. (source)
- Julius, who was in a measure similarly affected by the excitement of his unknown friend, observed, that the gentleman certainly did seem of a peculiarly gay disposition; and the two rivals, each delighted with the fancied approval of his suit by the other, indulged a mutual cachinnation. (source)
- I really did not expect any Grace to answer; for the laugh was as tragic, as preternatural a laugh as any I ever heard; and, but that it was high noon, and that no circumstance of ghostliness accompanied the curious cachinnation; but that neither scene nor season favoured fear, I should have been superstitiously afraid. (source)
The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 33 example sentences provided below is 49.0, which suggests that "cachinnation" is a difficult word that tends to be used by individuals of higher education, and is likely found in more advanced literature or in academia.
We have 6 synonyms for cachinnation.
belly laugh, cackle, guffaw, hilarity, laughter, roar
We have 0 antonyms for cachinnation.
PRONUNCIATION & SYLLABIFICATION
View up to 25 definitions of cachinnation from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- (noun) Convulsive, loud laughter.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- (noun) Loud or immoderate laughter; -- often a symptom of hysterical or maniacal affections.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- (noun) Loud or immoderate laughter.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- (noun) loud convulsive laughter