humourless

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humour or humor (ˈhjuːmə)
 
n
1.  the quality of being funny
2.  Also called: sense of humour the ability to appreciate or express that which is humorous
3.  situations, speech, or writings that are thought to be humorous
4.  a.  a state of mind; temper; mood
 b.  (in combination): ill humour; good humour
5.  temperament or disposition
6.  a caprice or whim
7.  any of various fluids in the body, esp the aqueous humour and vitreous humour
8.  archaic Also called: cardinal humour any of the four bodily fluids (blood, phlegm, choler or yellow bile, melancholy or black bile) formerly thought to determine emotional and physical disposition
9.  out of humour in a bad mood
 
vb
10.  to attempt to gratify; indulge: he humoured the boy's whims
11.  to adapt oneself to: to humour someone's fantasies
 
[C14: from Latin humor liquid; related to Latin ūmēre to be wet, Old Norse vökr moist, Greek hugros wet]
 
humor or humor
 
n
 
vb
 
[C14: from Latin humor liquid; related to Latin ūmēre to be wet, Old Norse vökr moist, Greek hugros wet]
 
'humourful or humor
 
adj
 
'humorful or humor
 
adj
 
'humourless or humor
 
adj
 
'humorless or humor
 
adj
 
'humourlessness or humor
 
n
 
'humorlessness or humor
 
n

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humourless

adjective
lacking humor; "it was a humorless wink; a wink of warning"- Truman Capote [syn: humorless] [ant: humorous
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