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.
A prince of a pleasant humor.
- Bacon.
I like not the humor of lying.
- Shak.
4.Changing and uncertain states of mind; caprices; freaks; vagaries; whims.
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.
- Goldsmith.
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.]
2.To help on by indulgence or compliant treatment; to soothe; to gratify; to please.
You humor me when I am sick.
- Pope.
Noun1.humor - a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
2.humor - 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"
3.Humorhumor - a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling; "whether he praised or cursed me depended on his temper at the time"; "he was in a bad humor"
Synonyms: humour, mood, temper
4.humor - the quality of being funny; "I fail to see the humor in it"
Synonyms: humour
5.humor - (Middle Ages) one of the four fluids in the body whose balance was believed to determine your emotional and physical state; "the humors are blood and phlegm and yellow and black bile"
Synonyms: humour
6.humor - the liquid parts of the body
Verb1.humor - put into a good mood
Synonyms: humour
humor - hacker humour
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