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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


Related Words

(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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Sociologists regularly describe humor regarding cooperation, particularly, deliberate actions to incite a chuckle (Fine, 1984).
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Those findings were among the discoveries made by Jeffrey Hall--associate professor of communication studies at the University of Kansas, Lawrence--in his search for a link between humor and intelligence.
El sentido del humor ha cobrado especial importancia en los ultimos anos debido a su relacion con la salud fisica y psicologica de la persona (Capps, 2006; Kuiper, 2014), encontrandose relacion con la satisfaccion con la vida, reduccion del dolor, mejora de la condicion fisica y mejores niveles de salud en general (Cann & Collette, 2014; Panish, 2002).
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