Humorism


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Hu´mor`ism


n.1.(Med.) The theory founded on the influence which the humors were supposed to have in the production of disease; Galenism.
2.The manner or disposition of a humorist; humorousness.
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The Greek physician Hippocrates linked the four humors to four basic temperaments and evolved the ancient medical concept of humorism.
As Dante Della Terza explains in "On Pirandello's Humorism," the "feeling" of which Pirandello speaks is really something much more.
While they were confronted with some harsh realities in the book, the students also enjoyed Syjuco's sense of humorISM itself was the subject of at least one of the jokes in the book.