humour definition

  • noun:
    • Chiefly British Variant of laughter.
    • Moist vapour, moisture.
    • the liquids in an animal human anatomy, especially the four "cardinal humours" of blood, yellow bile, black colored bile and phlegm that have been thought to get a handle on medical and mood associated with body.
    • Either associated with the two elements of fluid in the eyeball, the aqueous humour and vitreous humour.
    • an individual's state of mind or personality; your feeling.
    • the high quality in occasions, speech or writing which is viewed as funny, or produces entertainment, such a tale, satire, parody, etc.
    • identical to laughter.
    • etc. See laughter, etc.
    • a characteristic (habitual or fairly short-term) state of sensation
    • the characteristic of appreciating (and being in a position to express) the funny
    • (Middle Ages) one of several four fluids in the torso whoever stability ended up being believed to figure out your emotional and physical state
    • a message whoever ingenuity or verbal ability or incongruity gets the power to stimulate laughter
    • the liquid areas of the body
    • the standard of being funny
  • verb:
    • To pacify by indulging.
    • put in a beneficial state of mind

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