Humor

humor [humor humors humored humoring] BrE
; NAmE
humor • less (especially US)
= humour, humourless

WordNet Dictionary:
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noun
1. a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
Syn: wit, humour, witticism, wittiness
2. the trait of appreciating (and being able to express) the humorous
- she didn't appreciate my humor
- you can't survive in the army without a sense of humor
Syn: humour, sense of humor, sense of humour
- whether he praised or cursed me depended on his temper at the time
- he was in a bad humor
Syn: temper, mood, humour
4. the quality of being funny
- I fail to see the humor in it
Syn: humour
Syn: humour

Webster's 1913 Dictionary:
n.1.Moisture, especially, the moisture or fluid of animal bodies, as the chyle, lymph, etc.; as, the humors of the eye, etc.
2.(Med.) A vitiated or morbid animal fluid, such as often causes an eruption on the skin.
3.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.
Examine how your humor is inclined,
And which the ruling passion of your mind.
A prince of a pleasant humor.
I like not the humor of lying.
4.Changing and uncertain states of mind; caprices; freaks; vagaries; whims.
Is my friend all perfection, all virtue and discretion? Has he not humors to be endured?
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.
For thy sake I admit
That a Scot may have humor, I'd almost said wit.
A great deal of excellent humor was expended on the perplexities of mine host.
Aqueous humor
(Anat.) See Eye.
Out of humor
dissatisfied; displeased; in an unpleasant frame of mind.
v. t.1.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.
[imp. & p. p. Humored ; p. pr. & vb. n. Humoring.]
It is my part to invent, and the musician's to humor that invention.
2.To help on by indulgence or compliant treatment; to soothe; to gratify; to please.
You humor me when I am sick.

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