Humor

humor: |ˈ(h)yoōmər| ( Brit. humour)

noun
1 the quality of being amusing or comic, esp. as expressed in literature or speech : his tales are full of humor. See note.
• the ability to perceive or express humor or to appreciate a joke : their inimitable brand of humor | she has a great sense of humor.

2 a mood or state of mind : her good humor vanished | the clash hadn’t improved his humor.
• archaic an inclination or whim.

3 (also cardinal humor) historical 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.

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