Definition of Cachinnation. Meaning of Cachinnation. Synonyms of Cachinnation

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Definition of Cachinnation

Cachinnation
Cachinnation Cach`in*na"tion (k[a^]k`[i^]n*n[=a]"sh[u^]n), n. [L. cachinnatio, fr. cachinnare to laugh aloud, cf. Gr. kacha`zein.] Loud or immoderate laughter; -- often a symptom of hysterical or maniacal affections. Hideous grimaces . . . attended this unusual cachinnation. --Sir W. Scott.

Meaning of Cachinnation from wikipedia

- stated, "an improvement in punctuation – the s**** point, or note of cachinnation: it is written thus ‿ and presents a smiling mouth. It is to be appended...
- seabirds that he had to "lie down on the greensward to enjoy his prolonged cachinnation." On another trip, Darwin and Ainsworth got stuck overnight on Inchkeith...
- ye the heathen songs (haethenan sangas) of the laymen and their loud cachinnations; nor eat ye nor drink where the corpse lieth therein, lest ye be imitators...
- country's youngest vice chancellor at the age of 43. In 1999, he caused much cachinnation in the HE sector by proposing the effective privatisation of universities...
- seabirds that he had to "lie down on the greensward to enjoy his prolonged cachinnation." In 1828 he received an honour when Mount Greville in Queensland was...
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