Definitions

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  • n. Alternative form of humorousness.

Etymologies

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humourous +‎ -ness

Examples

  • The pain she experienced from the almost absolute obliviousness to her existence that was shown by the pair of them became at times half dissipated by her sense of its humourousness.

    The Mayor of Casterbridge

  • Give me leave to say, That I am sorry you cannot yet persuade yourself to think better, that is to say, more justly, of that gentleman, than your whimsical picture of him shews you so; or, at least, than the humourousness of your natural vein would make one think you do.

    Clarissa Harlowe; or the history of a young lady — Volume 2

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