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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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Ultimately, there is a collision of two committed beliefs followed by the pleasure in uncovering a certain error in active belief structures, 'and (basic) humor is any semantic circumstance--exogenous or endogenous--in which we make such a mistake and succeed in discovering it' (2011, p 117).
So much is this sensitivity that political correctness has trickled down to the arena of humans' coping mechanism: humor.
Described by New Age magazine as "the first full-time humor educator in the world, " Joel Goodman is a popular speaker who has presented to millions of people worldwide in schools, human service agencies, corporations and state and national conferences.
It has significant positive correlation withattitude towards humor and negation to use humor.
In Dark Humor and the Tradition of Humor in American Fiction, Su links the theory of the aesthetics of the comic with textual criticism.
Palabras clave: Estilos de humor, ansiedad, estudiantes universitarios.
And since humor is an effective way of changing how we look at things, tapping into our sense of humor can reframe day-to-day challenges and help us see problems in a more grounded, realistic light.
Plattsburg University's Center for Teaching Excellence has a dedicated webpage for introducing and using humor appropriately in the classroom, along with the benefits of using humor to enrich lessons:
Research evaluating positive humor styles (Besser, Luyten, & Mayes, 2012; Freeman & Ventis, 2010; Kuiper & McHale, 2009) and humor application (video, picture, and dialectical) studies (Falkenberg, Buchkremer, Bartels, & Wild, 2011; Lebowitz, Suh, Diaz, & Emery, 2011; Strick, Holland, Van Baaren, & Van Knippenberg, 2009; Stuber, et al.
It is probably not hard to imagine how humor could increase enjoyment.
Por ejemplo, son calidos, acogedores, cercanos al mundo de sus alumnos, exigentes y estrictos, consecuentes con las normas, generadores de un clima de orden, respeto y trabajo mutuo; y son percibidos por los alumnos como justos, responsables, realistas y con sentido del humor (Arancibia et al.
The current study was conducted to explore the sense of humor as predictor of creativity and sociability level in university undergraduates.
To the academic circle of both humor and foreign literature studies, Professor Su Hui's monograph Black Humor and the Tradition of Humor in American Fiction (2013) can be said to be a big event.
Specifically, his text Debatable Humor takes two unexpected turns from the more traditional corpus of political debate research.