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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.

Synonyms:

wag, mentality, disagreeable, disposition, drollery, cheer, surliness, conception, image, yield, joking, nature, feather, salt, idea, spirit, toughness, pique, wit, climate, complexion, frame of mind, liking, zaniness, laughter, humour, caprice, learning ability, vagary, irritation, freak, feelings, jesting, jocoseness, comic, emotion, mood, joviality, heart, comicalness, imagination, comedy of errors, joke, conceit, megrim, richness, mode, modality, comicality, peevishness, inclination, desire, consent, vein, undertake, brain, witticism, commit yourself, pettishness, accept, whimsy, your inner self, sign up, undercurrent, supposition, drollery, farce, jocosity, liquid body substance, card, whim, banter, pleasantry, belief, accede, go along with, snappishness, jocundity, gratify, crank, humorousness, gaiety, notion, raillery, ludicrousness, resist, fancy, wittiness, uproariousness, bee, ridiculousness, be, grouchy, sense of humour, playfulness, tomfoolery, jocoseness, funniness, predilection, say yes, biliousness, vagrancy, frame of mind, boutade, hilariousness, agree, good humor, disposition, sense of humor, happiness, irritability, passion, temperament, brainpower, mental capacity, farcicality, cater, irritable, indulge, body fluid, maggot, temper, bodily fluid, kink, impulse, slapstick, badinage, joyfulness, sensation.

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