humorousness
noun see humorous

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Humorousness — Hu mor*ous*ness, n. 1. Moodiness; capriciousness. [1913 Webster] 2. Facetiousness; jocularity. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • humorousness — humorous ► ADJECTIVE 1) causing amusement. 2) having or showing a sense of humour. DERIVATIVES humorously adverb humorousness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • humorousness — See humorously. * * * …   Universalium

  • humorousness — noun a) The state or quality of being humorous. b) The result or product of being humorous …   Wiktionary

  • humorousness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The quality of being laughable or comical: comedy, comicality, comicalness, drollery, drollness, farcicality, funniness, humor, jocoseness, jocosity, jocularity, ludicrousness, ridiculousness, wit, wittiness, zaniness …   English dictionary for students

  • humorousness — hu·mor·ous·ness || hjuːmÉ™rÉ™snɪs n. facetiousness, quality of being humorous …   English contemporary dictionary

  • humorousness — hu·mor·ous·ness …   English syllables

  • humorousness — noun the trait of merry joking • Syn: ↑jocoseness, ↑jocosity, ↑merriness • Derivationally related forms: ↑humorous, ↑merry (for: ↑merriness), ↑jocose …   Useful english dictionary

  • jocoseness — noun the trait of merry joking • Syn: ↑jocosity, ↑merriness, ↑humorousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑humorous (for: ↑humorousness), ↑merry ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • jocosity — noun 1. fun characterized by humor • Syn: ↑jocularity • Derivationally related forms: ↑jocular (for: ↑jocularity), ↑jocose • Hypernyms: ↑fun, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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