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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 hi·lar·i·ty /-əti/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hi·lar·i·ty n.  Boisterous mirth; merriment; jollity.
 Note:Hilarity differs from joy: the latter, excited by good news or prosperity, is an affection of the mind; the former, produced by social pleasure, drinking, etc., which rouse the animal spirits, is more demonstrative.
 Syn: -- Glee; cheerfulness; mirth; merriment; gayety; joyousness; exhilaration; joviality; jollity.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : great merriment [syn: mirth, mirthfulness, glee, gleefulness]