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humour noun (AMUSEMENT)

SMART Vocabulary: related words and phrases

humour noun (MOOD)

You seem in a very good humour today. SMART Vocabulary: related words and phrases SMART Vocabulary: related words and phrases (Definition of humour from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Examples of humour

humour

The humour originates from the fact that you will often be convinced that you know, or have been taught by, the precise teacher being described. Unlike the child, the humorist, who sees life in terms of totality categories, recognizes the humour inherent in revoking.

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It risks being boring and trying the audience’s patience, but succeeds in drawing humour from a blend of anticipation and surprise. But to those who knew her, it was even more her humour, her enthusiasm, her generosity, and her integrity for which she will be remembered. And you had a great sense of humour: we had many good laughs together. Meanwhile, seaside humour now appears to lie more in exposing the realities beneath the old archetypes. A scherzo displays bluff, boisterous good humour, leavened by a ruminative trio section. They focus on its absurdities and the humour to be derived from seeking to regulate human behaviour by means of formal rules. Deliberately mixing genres is the source of much humour. This type of humour, satire, can be difficult to translate outside its immediate context. For one thing, he said with humour, the future could hardly be expected to rely on men as old as he was. For instance, the following love letter achieves its humour by being written in the form of a formal business letter. The king humoured him, and was amazed when the old man succeeded — not only in bringing down the mango, but in splitting it in two. From the author’s experience, his style was distinctive: frequently challenging, often with a touch of humour, always totally supportive. Further analysis revealed that all subjects (patients and controls) were susceptible regarding humour (minimum laughing frequency=3).

Collocations with humour

humour

These are words often used in combination with humour.

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dark humour

It combined an old viking storylines with dark humour.

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This example is from Wikipedia and may be reused under a CC BY-SA license. good humour

A scherzo displays bluff, boisterous good humour, leavened by a ruminative trio section.

great humour

He always brings great humour even to his indignation.

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biết đùa, sự hài hước, làm vừa lòng…

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humor, snakke noen etter munnen, føye…

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娱乐, 幽默,滑稽, 情绪…

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umorismo, comicità, compiacere…

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the act or process of writing words using a different alphabet

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