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good-humored

[goo d-hyoo-merd or, often, -yoo-] /ˈgʊdˈhyu mərd or, often, -ˈyu-/
adjective
1.
having or showing a pleasant, amiable mood:
a good-humored man; a good-humored remark.
Also, especially British, good-humoured.
Origin
1655-1665
1655-65
Related forms
good-humoredly, adverb
good-humoredness, noun
Synonyms
sunny, cheerful, affable, cheery, warm-hearted.
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  • Charm and spirited acting are all that keep this slight but good-humored film from sinking beneath its trivial pursuits.
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  • Still, even at its thinnest, it remains good-humored and intermittently entertaining.
  • When he appears before a committee, he is good-humored without being humorous.
  • Bush is a top-dog nicknamer: part of a good-humored lordliness that keeps aggression in play.
  • Don's patient, good-humored, and modest demeanor make him a joy to work with and learn from.
  • One of his many virtues is his good-humored flexibility.
  • We miss his enthusiastic and good-humored leadership.
  • Using a good-humored, commonsense approach, provides patterns and easy-to-follow lessons to complete projects.
  • His good-humored remarks made the presentations enjoyable for both attendees and award winners.

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