from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Peevishness; petulance; moodiness.
- noun The state or quality of being humorous
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun Moodiness; capriciousness.
- noun Facetiousness; jocularity.
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- noun uncountable The state or quality of being
- noun countable The result or product of being
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- noun the trait of merry joking
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Whatever you do, do not apply your own personal cognitive skills to determining the humorousness of any particular clip.
Has familiarity blunted the edge of their humorousness?
‘Well, no harm has been done,’ he answered, with the same subdued and tender humorousness that he had shown on such occasions in early life.
In his reflections his glance had lingered again upon the pocket-book which Neigh still held in his hand, and upon the two or three rose-leaves on the floor, until he said idly, superimposing humorousness upon misery, as men in love can:
He was always of an ingratiating humorousness and endeared himself by an apparent readiness to enter into any joke that was going, especially that of startling the pedestrian by his own sudden apparition from behind a tuft of grass or withered stalk.
Then in order not to mind too much I loosened my roots, floated a few feet off, and grew to look at things with a faint, pleasant humorousness that spiced my nose like the beginnings of a sneeze.
They are new and fresh and strong, as life always is, and fable never is; and the stories of The Conjure Woman have a wild, indigenous poetry, the creation of sincere and original imagination, which is imparted with a tender humorousness and a very artistic reticence.
"I have only one at the moment, which is, 'Why haven't we talked before?'" and she glanced with a quiet humorousness at the few unpromising samples of the second cabin who obstructed the windward deck.
She had a keen appreciation of the humorousness and quaintness of children.
And when he says something funny it is in such a delightful and confidential way, with such a genial, quiet, infectious humorousness, that his audience is captivated.