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Synonyms for humour
ˈhyu mərhu·mour

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Wiktionary5.0 / 1 vote

  1. humournoun

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

    Synonyms:
    mood

  2. humournoun

    Synonyms:
    bodily fluid

  3. humournoun

    Synonyms:
    wit, comedy, witticism

Princeton's WordNet2.0 / 2 votes

  1. temper, mood, humor, humournoun

    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, wittinessnoun

    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, humournoun

    (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, humournoun

    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, humournoun

    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 humourverb

    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, humourverb

    put into a good mood

    Synonyms:
    humor

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "humour":

    humor, mood, humorous, comedy, joke, wit

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How to use humour in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Michael Putland/Getty Images:

    [Very] sad news today of Deon Estus’ death. A lavishly gifted bass guitarist, a charismatic impish character a rock of the WHAM! rhythm section, he lives large in the memory, he radiated warmth, humour life’s illuminating light, my heartfelt commiserations go out to his family.

  5. Armando Iannucci:

    It felt very modern, it also speaks of these sort of contemporary issues and I just want to get that life and that humour and approach it maybe as if there were no rules as to how you make a costume drama.


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