sense of humour


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Noun1.sense of humour - the trait of appreciating (and being able to express) the humorous; "she didn't appreciate my humor"; "you can't survive in the army without a sense of humor"
playfulness, fun - a disposition to find (or make) causes for amusement; "her playfulness surprised me"; "he was fun to be with"
Translations
smysl pro humor
humoristisk sans
huumorintaju
smisao za humor
ユーモアのセンス
유머 감각
sinne för humor
การมีอารมณ์ขัน
khiếu hài hước

sense of humour

حِسُّ الفُكَاهَة smysl pro humor humoristisk sans Sinn für Humor αίσθηση του χιούμορ sentido del humor huumorintaju sens de l’humour smisao za humor senso dell’umorismo ユーモアのセンス 유머 감각 gevoel voor humor sans for humor poczucie humoru senso de humor, sentido de humor чувство юмора sinne för humor การมีอารมณ์ขัน mizah duygusu khiếu hài hước 幽默感
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The serious critic, with the sense of humour and the power of expression, must inevitably command the world's ear.
But Cecily was such a darling that we did not mind her lack of a sense of humour.
He was developing a sense of humour, and found that he had a knack of saying bitter things, which caught people on the raw; he said them because they amused him, hardly realising how much they hurt, and was much offended when he found that his victims regarded him with active dislike.
Born in savagery, having lived in savagery all their lives and known naught else, their sense of humour was correspondingly savage.
Charles believed in temptresses, who are indeed the strong man's necessary complement, and having no sense of humour, he could not purge himself of the thought by a smile.
People have sometimes said that Nietzsche had no sense of humour.
It was the colour of milk; but the children did not have their father's sense of humour, and they looked at him reproachfully as he poured the medicine into Nana's bowl.
I don't know how far a sense of humour will stand by one.
After all, he thought it a good thing for a man to have his authority respected in his own house, even if his sense of humour sometimes made him question the force of his mandate.
Indeed, who would have supposed that tolerance, sympathy, and a sense of humour would inhabit that militant form?
We said how strange it was that, in the face of things like these, there should be a popular notion that the Germans hadn't any sense of humour.
It was poured out abruptly with great seriousness and no sense of humour.