risible

[riz-uh-buhl]
adjective
1.
causing or capable of causing laughter; laughable; ludicrous.
2.
having the ability, disposition, or readiness to laugh.
3.
pertaining to or connected with laughing.

Origin:
1550–60; < Late Latin rīsibilis that can laugh, equivalent to Latin rīs(us) (past participle of rīdēre to laugh) + -ibilis -ible

unrisible, adjective


1. funny, humorous, comical.
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risible (ˈrɪzɪbəl)
 
adj
1.  having a tendency to laugh
2.  causing laughter; ridiculous
 
[C16: from Late Latin rīsibilis, from Latin rīdēre to laugh]
 
'risibly
 
adv

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risible
1557, "given to laughter," from L.L. risibilis "laughable, able to laugh," from L. risus, pp. of ridere "to laugh." Meaning "capable of exciting laughter, comical" is from 1727.
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Example sentences
Their simplifications, generalizations and appalling command of logic only make
  their whining more risible.
The flagrant double standard would be risible if it did not carry such serious
  consequences.
Judged by the risible progress in the past four years, neither seems likely.
The defeat of his cherished colour-coded terrorism alerts was risible.
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