Humour in a sentence

The word "humour" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of humour and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Humour

  • same as humor.
  • the trait of appreciating (and being able to express) the humorous
  • the quality of being funny
  • the liquid parts of the body
  • (Middle Ages) one of the four fluids in the body whose balance was believed to determine your emotional and physical state
  • a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
  • a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling
  • put into a good mood

How to use humour in a sentence. Humour pronunciation.

Nahoum Pasha had also a rich sense of grim humour.
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There was no malice in the smile, only, as it might seem, a frank humour.
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Mordant, questioning humour was in his voice.
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In the Humour of the Age. 'Marriage, that was only contriv'd for the meaner Rank; tell me of Marriage, commend me to a Whore. 'Every serious Thought, was so much Time lost.
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Can sincere and judicious Christians think that the Players exposing (as they pretend to do) Formality, Humour, and Pedantry, is an Equivalent for their insulting sacred things, and their promoting to so high a degree the Prophaneness and Debauchery of the Nation? XIV.
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Then if he have brought her store of Yellow Boys, she's very well pleas'd with him; but if his Money happen to be short, then she'll be out of humour; 'Tis a sign how you love me, indeed, to stay away so long and then bring me nothing!
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Well, Sir, I see you are so much a Gentleman, that I scarce know how to deny you any longer: Your Amiable Person and good Humour, has over-come me so, I can no longer make Resistance, but offer my self to your Embraces.
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I remember once, said she, I met with an old Master, who had a Colts Tooth in his Head, and he would be smugling me, and kissing me in a corner, tho his Breath was enough to turn my Stomach: but for the sake of a rusty Shilling now and then, I was content to humour him.
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By due insistence on this, Mumford of course put his wife into an excellent humour, and, after they had dined, she returned to her regret that the girl should have gone so suddenly.
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Humour is not a salient quality in Russian fiction.
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The whole thing is conceived in the spirit of humour, and its author must be ranked among the great humorists of all time.
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But there are two ground qualities in his realistic method absent in the four Frenchmen: humour and moral force.
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They are full of delicate character-analysis, both of men and of dogs; they clearly revealed, even in their melancholy humour, the actual condition of the serfs.
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In 1859 he published "The Uncle's Dream," a society novel, showing both in its humour and in its ruthless satire the influence of Gogol.
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His utter harmlessness and incapacity to hurt occasion scenes of extraordinary humour, scenes that make the reader suddenly laugh out loud, and love him all the more ardently.
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It has genuine humour, and the conclusion leaves one in a muse.
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The conversations in this book have often quite unexpected turns of humour, and are filled with oversubtle questions of casuistry and curious reasonings.
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It is not illumined by the humour of any such character as Zagloba, who brightens the great chronicles of Sienkiewicz; for if Tolstoi had had an accurate sense of humour, or the power to create great comic personages, he would never have been led into the final extremes of doctrine.
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He looked at Horace from under his eyebrows, but with good humour.
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He seated himself by Mrs. Morgan, and talked with her of the simplest things in a pleasant, kindly humour.
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Examples of Humour

Example #1
Perhaps that was why he had lived so near the person of the Prince, had held office so long.
Example #2
Christian though he was, he was, nevertheless, Oriental to his farthermost corner, and had the culture of a French savant.
Example #3
Thou art a judge of men.
Example #4
But does it make any difference that the man is a thief and a murderer-a murderer?
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He looked at David closely, then smiled sardonically, but with friendliness to David in his eyes.
Example #6
If thee will not take Nahoum again into service to aid me, I must not remain.