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Definition of "humorism" [hu•mor•ism]

  • The theory of the influence of the humors in the production of disease. (noun)
  • The manner or disposition of a humorist; humorousness. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "humorism" in a sentence
  • "'The rural lives of some of these bearded men included the "Saturday Night Bath" as a reality rather than a humorism."
  • "In certain fits of prosaic humorism, he would, as we have seen, condemn himself to delineation of the parades of a watering-place; but the moment he permitted himself to be enthusiastic, vaster imaginations crowded in upon him: to modify his old conception in the least, was to exaggerate it; the mount of"
  • "I expected to find the ravings of an enthusiast, or the sullen snarlings of an infidel; whereas I found the very soul of Swift -- an intense half self-deceived humorism."
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