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Synonyms for humour
ˈhyu mər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. temper, mood, humor, humour(noun)

    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:
    liquid body substance, temper, modality, sense of humour, climate, irritability, surliness, biliousness, mode, mood, peevishness, pique, humor, pettishness, wittiness, body fluid, irritation, sense of humor, wit, bodily fluid, snappishness, toughness, witticism

  2. wit, humor, humour, witticism, wittiness(noun)

    a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter

    Synonyms:
    liquid body substance, temper, sense of humour, brain, learning ability, mental capacity, mood, brainpower, humor, wittiness, body fluid, mentality, sense of humor, witticism, bodily fluid, card, wag, wit

  3. humor, humour(noun)

    (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:
    temper, body fluid, sense of humor, witticism, liquid body substance, wit, sense of humour, bodily fluid, humor, wittiness, mood

  4. liquid body substance, bodily fluid, body fluid, humor, humour(noun)

    the liquid parts of the body

    Synonyms:
    temper, wittiness, sense of humor, witticism, sense of humour, wit, body fluid, humor, bodily fluid, liquid body substance, mood

  5. humor, humour(noun)

    the quality of being funny

    "I fail to see the humor in it"

    Synonyms:
    temper, body fluid, sense of humor, witticism, liquid body substance, wit, sense of humour, bodily fluid, humor, wittiness, mood

  6. humor, humour, sense of humor, sense of humour(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    temper, body fluid, sense of humor, witticism, liquid body substance, wit, sense of humour, bodily fluid, humor, wittiness, mood

  7. humor, humour(verb)

    put into a good mood

    Synonyms:
    humor

Wiktionary

  1. humour(noun)

    One's state of mind or disposition; one's mood.

    Synonyms:
    mood

  2. humour(noun)

    Synonyms:
    bodily fluid

  3. humour(noun)

    Synonyms:
    wit, comedy, witticism

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    humor, mood, humorous, comedy, joke, wit

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. humour

    Synonyms:
    Humor

How to pronounce humour?

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How to use humour in a sentence?

  1. Mark Twain:

    The secret source of humour itself is not joy, but sorrow. There is no humour in heaven.

  2. Mary Wortley Montagu:

    Prudent people are very happy 'tis an exceeding fine thing, that's certain, but I was born without it, and shall retain to my day of Death the Humour of saying what I think.

  3. Sir W Temple:

    In conversation humour is more than wit, easiness, more than knowledge; few desire to learn, or to think they need it; all desire to be pleased, or, if not, to be easy.

  4. Ehsan Sehgal:

    The sense of humour creates livingness within you and makes the ways, to avoid hostile, arrogant, and irritating behaviours. If you cannot humour then just enjoy the humour demonstrated by others, if you don't, it means your heart and mind is dead

  5. American Greetings Card:

    Life is a journey of sweetness and sorrow, of yesterday's memories and hopes for tomorrow, of pathways we choose and detours we face with patience and humour, courage and grace, of joys that we've shared and of people we've met who touched us in ways we will never forget.


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