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good humor

a cheerful or amiable mood.
Origin of good humor
1610-20 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Springtime,” guessed Mabel, “because the man was in such a good humor.

    Patty's Friends Carolyn Wells
  • All this was only chaff and fun, for all the fairies were in good humor.

    Welsh Fairy Tales William Elliott Griffis
  • His reply to Dr. McCrie is marked by excellent temper, humour, and good humor.

  • He looks as though he had never felt in a good humor in his life.

    Fruitfulness Emile Zola
  • He was a monstrous fellow, and Paul knew by his snapping red eyes that he was in no good humor.

    The Forest Runners Joseph A. Altsheler

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