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humour 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
  1. humor: put into a good mood
  2. temper: 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"
  3. wit: a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
  4. humor: (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"
  5. liquid body substance: the liquid parts of the body
  6. humor: the quality of being funny; "I fail to see the humor in it"
  7. humor: 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"
  8. (humourous) humorous: full of or characterized by humor; "humorous stories"; "humorous cartoons"; "in a humorous vein"
  9. Humour or humor (see spelling differences) is the tendency of particular cognitive experiences to provoke laughter and provide amusement. ...
  10. (Humours) Humorism, or humoralism, was a theory of the makeup and workings of the human body adopted by Greek and Roman physicians and philosophers. ...
  11. (Humours (Ayurveda)) Ayurveda (आयुर्वेद; Āyurveda, the "science of life") Ayurvedic medicine is a system of traditional medicine native to the Indian subcontinentChopra, p. 75 and practiced in other parts of the world as a form of alternative medicine. ...
  12. (Humours) Traditional functions of the body, first expounded in ancient Greece by Galen: sanguine (blood), phlegmatic (phlegm), melancholic (black bile) and choleric (yellow bile). ...
  13. (Humours) In medieval physiology, four liquids in the human body affecting behavior. Each humour was associated with one of the four elements of nature. In a balanced personality, no humour predominated. When a humour did predominate, it caused a particular personality. ...
  14. (humours) The term humour (it derives from Latin humor 'moisture'; hence humid) was used in the Middle Ages and during the Renaissance period - in the tradition of Hippocratic pathology and physiology - to denote the four humours of the body. ...
  15. (in  humour (human behaviour): Patterns of association)
  16. Latin humor = liquid, hence the aqueous and vitreous humour of the eyeball.
  17. feeling (of fear); to persuade by flattery (Julius Caesar)
  18. is the first and principal material origin of sensible bodies, which helps their functioning, because of the nourishment that it provides for them.
  19. no folk jokes for you, but in the Irish tradition, a humour is an instrumental tune that can be a jig, reel, hornpipe, etc. Typical usage is "The Humours of Ballyconnell". The name is used in much the same way as air. See also fiddle tunes. Sorry about the lack of jokes. ...
  20. (1) laughing at what you haven't got when you ought to have it. (2) emotional chaos remembered in tranquility. (3) the sense of the Absurd which is despair refusing to take itself seriously.
  21. is the ability or quality of people, objects or situations to evoke feelings of amusement in other people.
  22. The word humour comes from the Greek humoral referring to medicine (humours) that was thought to control human health and emotion whereas a sense of humour is the ability to experience humour.  Humour is a social bonding tool. ...
  23. Amusement, Funny, Laughter.
  24. Canadians do not shy away from serious subject matter, but they have often approached it using humour. Humour is the Canadian way of approaching difficult or sensitive subjects. See also: Canadian humour.
  25. the four humours or elements of the body: Phlegm (water), Melancholy (air), Blood (fire), Bile (earth); believed that all four must be maintained in balance and treatments were directed to raise or lower levels to achieve that balance