Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having or manifesting a humor or disposition of a certain kind: used in composition: as, a good-humored man; you are very ill-humored to-day.
  • 2. Governed by humor; capricious; humorous.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of humor.

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Examples

  • The lead must be "humored" into shape and not "driven" into shape.

    Elements of Plumbing

  • That slaves have to be "humored" a great deal, and that they very frequently can not be made to do their master's will, I have seen much evidence.

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  • Two ex-Union officers who owned a plantation in Alabama exclaimed that they had “never employed so docile, industrious, and good humored a set of people in all our experience.”

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • Even in intentionally tasteless but good-humored films like this one, I don't find the beating of elderly women to be very cool.

    Movie Review: Drag Me to Hell

  • Even in intentionally tasteless but good-humored films like this one, I don't find the beating of elderly women to be very cool.

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  • Although respecting him somewhat more, Clinton mostly humored Yeltsin.

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  • Instead the Turkish leader called for reform, but Mr. Assad merely humored that request and then turned his guns on his own people.

    Turkey Turns on Assad

  • They humored my objections but would never make any substantive changes.

    NPR Has One Less Liberal

  • In the same way, to be good-humored and well-behaved, I need to make sure I have my coffee, my cell-phone charger, my constant snacks and my eight hours of sleep.

    Gretchen Rubin: Treat Yourself Like A Toddler

  • Stoical, good-humored, a little bit touched in the head, and with a high tolerance for pain, I'm guessing:

    Lance Mannion:

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