the activity of laughing; the manifestation of joy or mirth or scorn; "he enjoyed the laughter of the crowd"
Laughter is an audible expression of happiness, or an inward feeling of joy. It may ensue from jokes, tickling or other stimuli. It is in most cases a very pleasant sensation.
Laughter is an album by Ian Dury & The Blockheads; released in 1980, it was the last studio album Dury made for Stiff Records. It was also the last studio album he made with The Blockheads, until 1998's Mr. Love Pants, though a live album Warts 'n' Audience was produced in 1991.
Laughter is the title of a collection of three essays written by French philosopher Henri Bergson, first published in 1900. It was written in French, the original title is Le Rire. Essai sur la signification du comique ("Laughter, an essay on the meaning of the comic").
Laughter is a 1930 film directed by Harry d'Abbadie d'Arrast and starring Fredric March, Nancy Carroll and Frank Morgan.
The sound of laughing, produced by air so expelled; any similar sound; A movement (usually involuntary) of the muscles of the laughing face, particularly of the lips, with a peculiar expression of the eyes, indicating merriment, satisfaction or derision, and usually attended by a sonorous and ...
Defined by Henri Bergson as our sense of 'somethinh mechanical encrusted in the living' (84). See also Jokes.
(1) the hickup of the fool. (2) maliciousness with a good conscience.
There is nothing quite as delightful as having a parrot laugh at your jokes and parrots who learn to laugh love to fit into a fun conversation with laughter. There is no doubt in my mind that when a parrot laughs, he or she is happy, just as when we laugh we are happy. ...
Risa (Latin); Hasika (Sanskrit) * cheerful, full of laughter Teshi (African) * inclined to laughter Gelasia (Greek)
Feels so good. Go ahead, click the link. You've got to watch it.
Release of tension; a reaction to something you do not want to accept, making a difficult situation or realization bearable / Feeling ridiculed or judged; embarrassing yourself or others; taking things too lightly; wanting to be more spontaneous
The best medicine, after chicken soup. - Joseph Leff
A sign to relax and let go. A man laughing indicates new knowledge and skills that will be gained through a new project. A woman laughing my symbolic your unsocial nature. Children laughing indicates good health and may mean good news is coming from a long way away,
Where Do We Go From Heaven/Into The Heart Of Love
Some researchers pin laughs as a modification of the fear response or as a warning that danger was near. By that same theory, we laugh because our brains are scared or frightened which is why we don’t laugh when we hear a joke for the second time and have predicted its outcome. ...
is a soul-expanding delight that shortens time. Every laugh we manage cuts short the miles and hours and days of drudgery. We can ascend the physical body on laughter. Let a sense of humor give you balance, perspective, poise and patience. Don't take your self too seriously. ...