Definition of humor :
1. A vitiated or morbid animal fluid, such as often causes an eruption on the skin.
2. Changing and uncertain states of mind; caprices; freaks; vagaries; whims.
3. Moisture, especially, the moisture or fluid of animal bodies, as the chyle, lymph, etc.; as, the humors of the eye, etc.
4. 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.
5. That quality of the imagination which gives to ideas an incongruous or fantastic turn, and tends to excite laughter or mirth by ludicrous images or representations; a playful fancy; facetiousness.
6. 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.
7. To help on by indulgence or compliant treatment; to soothe; to gratify; to please.
vagrancy, biliousness, farcicality, megrim, feather, accept, raillery, resist, banter, learning ability, card, joviality, salt, disagreeable, yield, irritable, comicalness, vein, jocoseness, irritability, mood, complexion, liquid body substance, brain, belief, notion, mentality, ridiculousness, sense of humor, humorousness, pique, jesting, uproariousness, inclination, accede, boutade, indulge, bodily fluid, richness, temperament, pleasantry, image, body fluid, consent, surliness, mental capacity, hilariousness, go along with, zaniness, tomfoolery, fancy, agree, joke, supposition, conception, toughness, drollery, whim, spirit, jocundity, undercurrent, good humor, comedy of errors, emotion, kink, commit yourself, sign up, temper, joking, playfulness, sensation, your inner self, modality, pettishness, passion, comicality, laughter, funniness, climate, imagination, maggot, be, gratify, ludicrousness, jocosity, wittiness, sense of humour, heart, cater, bee, joyfulness, slapstick, predilection, grouchy, happiness, impulse, feelings, humour, gaiety, snappishness, irritation, whimsy, frame of mind, nature, badinage, cheer, freak, witticism, liking, mode, farce, vagary, desire, say yes, wag, conceit, idea, undertake, caprice, disposition, crank, peevishness, brainpower, comic
amusement (part of speech: noun)
game, pastime, sport, recreation, tonic, fun, divertissement, levity, relaxation, amusement, stimulation, hobby, merriment, hilarity, distraction, play, entertainment, refreshment, jolliness, frivolity, jocularity, whimsicality, diversion, celebration, pleasure
wit (part of speech: noun)
drollness, irony, comedy, trickiness, cunningness, ingeniousness, astuteness, resourcefulness, cleverness, wit, adroitness, foxiness, brilliance, canniness, urbanity, shrewdness, facility, wiliness, inventiveness, scurrility, finesse, sharpness, intellect, artfulness, deftness, craftiness, slyness, sophistry, scintillation, quickness, subtleness
- Ole looked around in perfect good humor. - "At Good Old Siwash", George Fitch.
- Gloriani had been in Paris and had come away in high good- humor, finding no one there, in the artist- world, cleverer than himself. - "Roderick Hudson", Henry James.
- " This is Chadron," Macdonald said, a little flash of humor in his eyes over Chadron's hearing the truth about himself from an unexpected source. - "The Rustler of Wind River", G. W. Ogden.