from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The state or character of being uproarious, or noisy and riotous.
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- noun Noisy
riotor hilarity; uproar.
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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.
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: “It was a really big shoe.”
Matthew Yglesias » In What Culture is Having a Shoe Thrown At You a Sign of Respect? 2010
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 2010
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.
When the laughers had exhausted their uproariousness, he cleared his throat, and resumed.
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 56, Number 349, November, 1844 Various
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 Adeline Sergeant
She choked back her uproariousness as Jane came along.
Jane Allen, Junior Edith Bancroft
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 Theodore Canot
They exchanged cheers and greetings as they passed, the 'Red Lion' brake being noticeable above all for its uproariousness.
Liza of Lambeth 1919
Maury joined, both of them red in the face and restraining uproariousness with the most apparent difficulty.
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