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The meaning of Humour


Humour – definition


The quality of being amusing or comic, especially as expressed in literature or speech.

Usage examples:

His tales are full of humour

A mood or state of mind.

Usage examples:

Her good humour vanished

Each of the four chief fluids of the body (blood, phlegm, yellow bile (choler), and black bile (melancholy)) that were thought to determine a person's physical and mental qualities by the relative proportions in which they were present.

Usage examples:

According to humoral theory, the body comprised of the four humours blood, phlegm, choler, and mela…

Comply with the wishes of (someone) in order to keep them content, however unreasonable such wishes might be.

Usage examples:

She was always humouring him to prevent trouble

The ability to find things funny, the way in which people see that some things are funny, or the quality of being funny

Usage examples:

He's got a great sense of humour (= he is very able to see things as funny)., i must say i find his…

Humour translation into English

Humour: translate from English into Chinese

Translate humour into Chinese (Simplified)}
幽默, 笑林, 风趣, 滑稽, 迎合, 哄

Humour: translate from English into Dutch

Translate humour into Dutch}
Humor, Humeur, Stemming, Gemoedsgesteldheid, Vocht, Luim, Toegeven, Tevredenstellen

Humour: translate from English into French

Translate humour into French}
Humour, Humeur, Ménager, Se prêter à, Faire plaisir à, Se plier à, S'adapter

Humour: translate from English into German

Translate humour into German}
Humor, Stimmung, Laune, Körpersaft

Humour: translate from English into Hindi

Translate humour into Hindi}
हास्य, भाव, विनोद, परिहास, मनोवृत्ति, रसिक्ता, संतुष्ट करना

Humour: translate from English into Italian

Translate humour into Italian}
Umorismo, Umore, Spirito, Senso, Disposizione

Humour: translate from English into Korean

Translate humour into Korean}
기분, 익살, 액, 기질, 만족시키다

Humour: translate from English into Russian

Translate humour into Russian}
Юмор, Настроение, Чувство юмора, Ублажать, Нрав, Потакать, Склонность, Уважить, Темперамент

Humour: translate from English into Spanish

Translate humour into Spanish}
Humor, Sentido del humor, Humorismo, Gracia, Comicidad, Complacer, Capricho, Vis cómica, Coña, Mimar, Seguir el humor a, Gratificar

Word origin

Middle English: via Old French from Latin humor ‘moisture’, from humere (see humid). The original sense was ‘bodily fluid’ (surviving in aqueous humour and vitreous humour ); it was used spec

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