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Engelsk navneord: humour

1. humour (om fornemmelse) a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWhether he praised or cursed me depended on his temper at the time.
He was in a bad humor.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)humor, mood, temper

Mindre specifikke termerfeeling

Mere specifikke termeramiability, distemper, good humor, good humour, good temper, ill humor, ill humour, peeve, sulk, sulkiness

2. humour (om kommunikation) a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)humor, wit, witticism, wittiness

Mindre specifikke termercontent, message, subject matter, substance

Mere specifikke termerbite, bon mot, caricature, cartoon, caustic remark, esprit de l'escalier, fun, gag, imitation, impersonation, irony, jape, jest, jeu d'esprit, joke, laugh, mot, play, pungency, repartee, ribaldry, sarcasm, satire, sketch, sport, topper

Samme anvendelselibation, roaster

3. humour (i anatomi) (Middle Ages) one of the four fluids in the body whose balance was believed to determine your emotional and physical state

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe humors are blood and phlegm and yellow and black bile.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)humor

Mindre specifikke termerbody substance

Overordnet emneområdeantiquity, Dark Ages, Middle Ages, physiology

4. humour (i anatomi) the liquid parts of the body

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bodily fluid, body fluid, humor, liquid body substance

Mindre specifikke termerbody substance

Mere specifikke termeramnionic fluid, amniotic fluid, aqueous humor, aqueous humour, black bile, blood, blood serum, cerebrospinal fluid, choler, chyle, come, cum, ECF, ejaculate, endolymph, extracellular fluid, festering, ichor, ink, intracellular fluid, juice, karyolymph, lochia, lymph, melancholy, milk, perilymph, purulence, pus, sanies, secretion, seed, semen, seminal fluid, serum, spinal fluid, succus, suppuration, vitreous body, vitreous humor, vitreous humour, waters, yellow bile

5. humour (om egenskab) the quality of being funny

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI fail to see the humor in it.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)humor

Mindre specifikke termerquality

Mere specifikke termercomicality

6. humour (om egenskab) the trait of appreciating (and being able to express) the humorous

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe didn't appreciate my humor.
You can't survive in the army without a sense of humor.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)humor, sense of humor, sense of humour

Mindre specifikke termerfun, playfulness

Engelsk udsagnsord: humour

1. humour (om kommunikation) put into a good mood

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)humor

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody

Mindre specifikke termergratify, indulge, pander

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