humor


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Synonyms for humor

a person's customary manner of emotional response

a temporary state of mind or feeling

an impulsive, often illogical turn of mind

to comply with the wishes or ideas of (another)

Synonyms for humor

the trait of appreciating (and being able to express) the humorous

a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling

the quality of being funny

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(Middle Ages) one of the four fluids in the body whose balance was believed to determine your emotional and physical state

put into a good mood

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References in classic literature ?
He many times took part in private theatricals, one of his favorite parts, you will like to know, being Captain Bobadil, in Jonson's Every Man in his Humor.
Sir Patrick showed his approval of Arnold's frankness by coming to the point himself, as readily as his own whimsical humor would let him.
He looked at Arnold, with the irrepressible humor twinkling merrily in his eyes, and twitching sharply at the corners of his lips.
Sir Patrick rose to his feet; his satirical humor was silenced at last.
Since earliest childhood he had been a searcher after fun, much to the sorrow of his fellow-apes, and now he saw the humor of the frightened panic of the apes and the baffled rage of Numa even in this grim jungle adventure which had robbed Mamka of life, and jeopardized that of many members of the tribe.
But Tarzan went abroad alone, for Tarzan was a man-thing and sought amusement and adventure and such humor as the grim and terrible jungle offers to those who know it and do not fear it--a weird humor shot with blazing eyes and dappled with the crimson of lifeblood.
25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, Good Humor is embarking on a mission to bring joy to the mundane moments of everyday life, and transform East Coast cities into capitals of joy, one neighborhood at a time.
Although the phrase for humor ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) was introduced by Lin Yutang in the 1930s, the concept of humor has long existed in diverse forms in Chinese (see his An Autobiography 86).
However, we shouldn't hastily dismiss any and all use of humor or other "entertaining" devices.
GOD LAUGHED: SOURCES OF JEWISH HUMOR provides college-level readers of Jewish, religious and comedy studies with an academic examination of the history and evolution of Jewish humor from religious texts.
Specifically, his text Debatable Humor takes two unexpected turns from the more traditional corpus of political debate research.
Through humor, you can soften some of the worst blows that life delivers.
The laughing librarian; a history of American library humor.
If you are seeking edification on the topic of humor in China rather than an anthology of humor, however, then this book is a wonderful place to start.
El sentido del humor (SH) se valora en muchas culturas, esta considerado como una de las principales fortalezas humanas, merece un gran protagonismo dentro de la psicologia positiva y se ha relacionado con el bienestar psicologico, fisico y social (Carbelo y Jauregui, 2006).