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    humour - Dictionary definition and meaning for word humour

    Definition
    (noun) a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling
    Synonyms : humor , mood , temper
    Example Sentence
    • whether he praised or cursed me depended on his temper at the time
    • he was in a bad humor
    Definition
    (noun) a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
    Synonyms : humor , wit , witticism , wittiness
    Definition
    (noun) (Middle Ages) one of the four fluids in the body whose balance was believed to determine your emotional and physical state
    Synonyms : humor
    Example Sentence
    • the humors are blood and phlegm and yellow and black bile
    Definition
    (noun) the liquid parts of the body Definition
    (noun) the quality of being funny
    Synonyms : humor
    Example Sentence
    • I fail to see the humor in it
    Definition
    (noun) the trait of appreciating (and being able to express) the humorous
    Example Sentence
    • she didn't appreciate my humor
    • you can't survive in the army without a sense of humor
    Definition
    (verb) put into a good mood
    Synonyms : humor
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