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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Humorous  \Hu"mor*ous\,  a.  [Cf.  L.  humorosus,  umorosus  moist. 
  See  {Humor}.] 
  1.  Moist;  humid;  watery.  [Obs.] 
 
  All  founts  wells,  all  deeps  humorous.  --Chapman. 
 
  2.  Subject  to  be  governed  by  humor  or  caprice;  irregular; 
  capricious;  whimsical.  --Hawthorne. 
 
  Rough  as  a  storm  and  humorous  as  the  wind.  --Dryden. 
 
  3.  Full  of  humor;  jocular;  exciting  laughter;  playful;  as  a 
  humorous  story  or  author;  a  humorous  aspect. 
 
  Syn:  Jocose;  facetious;  witty;  pleasant;  merry. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  humorous 
  adj  :  full  of  or  characterized  by  humor;  "humorous  stories"; 
  "humorous  cartoons";  "in  a  humorous  vein"  [syn:  {humourous}] 
  [ant:  {humorless}] 




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