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Dictionary definition for: Humor

1. (n) a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter

2. (v) put into a good mood

3. (n) 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"

4. (n) 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"

5. (n) the quality of being funny; "I fail to see the humor in it"

6. (n) (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"

7. (n) the liquid parts of the body

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