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Definitions of humor

  1. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To help on by indulgence or compliant treatment; to soothe; to gratify; to please. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To indulge; yield to a particular desire of. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. To go in with the humor of: to gratify by compliance. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. To comply with the humor of; indulge. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. To yield to the humor or caprices of; adapt oneself to. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. the liquid parts of the body Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. the quality of being funny; "I fail to see the humor in it" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. one of the four fluids in the body whose balance was believed (in ancient and medieval physiology) to determine your emotional and physical state; "the humors are blood and phlegm and yellow and black bile" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. (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" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  13. Moisture, especially, the moisture or fluid of animal bodies, as the chyle, lymph, etc.; as, the humors of the eye, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. A vitiated or morbid animal fluid, such as often causes an eruption on the skin. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. Changing and uncertain states of mind; caprices; freaks; vagaries; whims. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. Wit; merriment; the tendency to look at things from the mirthful side; caprice; proud conceit; temper; as, good or bad humor; petulance; peevishness; moisture of the body and eye; disease. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  18. The moisture of fluids of animal bodies: an animal fluid in an unhealthy state: state of mind (because once thought to depend on the humors of the body): disposition: caprice: a mental quality which delights in ludicrous and mirthful ideas. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  19. Animal fluid; state of mind; disposition; caprice; subtle kind of wit. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  20. Disposition; characteristic mood; whim. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  21. A facetious turn of thought. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  22. An animal fluid. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  23. A catuneous eruption. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for humor

  1. In the main, men and women are very good; our mistake is, expecting to find people always in our own humor – The Fortunes Of Glencore by Charles James Lever
  2. It seemed to him full of the most delightful humor – Cosmopolis, Complete by Paul Bourget Last Updated: March 3, 2009
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