\hjˈuːmə], \hjˈuːmə], \h_j_ˈuː_m_ə]\
Definitions of HUMOUR
- 2006 - WordNet 3.0
- 2011 - English Dictionary Database
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1920 - A dictionary of scientific terms.
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
- 1790 - A Complete Dictionary of the English Language
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By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D.
Every fluid substance of an organized body; - as the blood, chyle, lymph, &c. The Humours, , Chymi, Humores, differ considerably as to number and quality in the different species of organized beings; and even in the same species, according to the state of health or disease. The ancients reduced them to four; which they called cardinal humours :-the blood, phlegm, yellow bile, and atrabilis or black bile. A modern classification of the humours is given under Fluid.
By Robley Dunglison
n. [French, Latin] Moisture; especially, the moisture or fluids of animal bodies;â€”a vitiated or morbid animal fluid, such as often causes an eruption on the skin;â€”an eruptive affection of the skin; a rash;â€”state of mind (formerly fancied to depend on the condition of the fluids of the body); temper;â€”freak; whim; caprice; fancy;â€”petulance; peevishness;â€”jocularity; merriment; pleasantry;â€”that quality of the imagination which gives to ideas a ludicrous or grotesque turn, and evokes mirth and laughter.
By Thomas Sheridan