wit, humor, humour, witticism, wittiness(noun)
a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
humor, humour, sense of humor, sense of humour(noun)
the trait of appreciating (and being able to express) the humorous
"she didn't appreciate my humor"; "you can't survive in the army without a sense of humor"
temper, mood, humor, humour(noun)
a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling
"whether he praised or cursed me depended on his temper at the time"; "he was in a bad humor"
the quality of being funny
"I fail to see the humor in it"
(Middle Ages) one of the four fluids in the body whose balance was believed to determine your emotional and physical state
"the humors are blood and phlegm and yellow and black bile"
liquid body substance, bodily fluid, body fluid, humor, humour(verb)
the liquid parts of the body
put into a good mood
The quality of being amusing, comical, funny.
One of four fluids (blood, yellow bile, black bile and phlegm) that were believed to control the health and mood of the human body.
A mood, especially a bad mood; a temporary state of mind brought upon by an event; an abrupt illogical inclination or whim.
He was in a particularly vile humor that afternoon.
Either of the two regions of liquid within the eyeball, the aqueous humour and vitreous humour.
A fluid or semi-fluid of the body.
To pacify by indulging.
I know you don't believe my story, but humor me for a minute and imagine it to be true.
moisture, especially, the moisture or fluid of animal bodies, as the chyle, lymph, etc.; as, the humors of the eye, etc
a vitiated or morbid animal fluid, such as often causes an eruption on the skin
state of mind, whether habitual or temporary (as formerly supposed to depend on the character or combination of the fluids of the body); disposition; temper; mood; as, good humor; ill humor
changing and uncertain states of mind; caprices; freaks; vagaries; whims
that quality of the imagination which gives to ideas an incongruous or fantastic turn, and tends to excite laughter or mirth by ludicrous images or representations; a playful fancy; facetiousness
to comply with the humor of; to adjust matters so as suit the peculiarities, caprices, or exigencies of; to adapt one's self to; to indulge by skillful adaptation; as, to humor the mind
to help on by indulgence or compliant treatment; to soothe; to gratify; to please
The Roycroft Dictionary
The tabasco sauce that gives life a flavor.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Works consisting of jokes and facetiae relating to a subject.
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
An outbreak, either of skin or brains frequently branded as Rash.
The ability to create, perceive and express ourselves with fun and laughter.
Humor is vital in life for all of humanity.Submitted by MaryC on March 17, 2020
The numerical value of humor in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of humor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of humor in a Sentence
Humor is, I think, the subtlest and chanciest of literary forms. It is surely not accidental that there are a thousand novelists, essayists, poets or journalists for each humorist. It is a long, long time between James Thurbers
Brands played it safe, using a lot of levity and humor, we didn't see too many emotional or too many deep ads. Most of them played it really safe, really light-hearted.
Humor is just another defense against the universe.
It is a safer environment to take on some of those more hot-button issues and deflate them, in the course of everyday speechwriting, there are opportunities to deliver lines here and there, but not opportunities for extended riffs and humor of this kind.
It is possible to address a very serious subject matter and still have humor. I've done it before. 'Do the Right Thing' was serious as hell. It was so serious you can still show that film today -- it's still contemporary. But 'Do the Right Thing' was also funny as a motherf***er, there are many examples -- music, plays, novels, movies -- where humor has been injected into very serious subject matter.
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