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  • adjective Alternative spelling of humoristic.

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Examples

  • Lepori is now involved in a humouristic comic called Fisietto, like I mentioned in this post:

    How to purchase fumetti

  • We miss the odeur du sang which taints the parfums du harem; also the humouristic tale and the Rabelaisian outbreak which relieve and throw out into strong relief the splendour of Empire and the havoc of Time.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • His endeavour to ape a deliberate gravity while he told the tale, roused Agostino's humouristic ire.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith

  • His endeavour to ape a deliberate gravity while he told the tale, roused Agostino's humouristic ire.

    Vittoria — Volume 2

  • The sense of the Comic is much blunted by habits of punning and of using humouristic phrase: the trick of employing Johnsonian polysyllables to treat of the infinitely little.

    Complete Short Works of George Meredith

  • The sense of the Comic is much blunted by habits of punning and of using humouristic phrase: the trick of employing Johnsonian polysyllables to treat of the infinitely little.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith

  • His endeavour to ape a deliberate gravity while he told the tale, roused Agostino's humouristic ire.

    Vittoria — Complete

  • We miss the odeur du sang which taints the parfums du harem; also the humouristic tale and the Rabelaisian outbreak which relieve and throw out into strong relief the splendour of Empire and the havoc of Time.

    Arabian nights. English

  • Her talents are not showy, but, take them altogether, they form a pleasant whole: she has good sense enough in the practical affairs of life, and enough of that ineffable womanly gift called tact to counteract the effects of whimsical natures like mine, and yet enough sense of the humouristic views of life not to take too literally all that a whimsical man like myself may say.

    Kenelm Chillingly — Complete

  • Her talents are not showy, but, take them altogether, they form a pleasant whole: she has good sense enough in the practical affairs of life, and enough of that ineffable womanly gift called tact to counteract the effects of whimsical natures like mine, and yet enough sense of the humouristic views of life not to take too literally all that a whimsical man like myself may say.

    Kenelm Chillingly — Volume 04

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