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Definition of "humours" []

  • Plural form of humour. (noun)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of to humour. (verb)

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Use "humours" in a sentence
  • "Moderns like to elevate the classical era as a golden period, and the Modern era as the "Renaissance" from the "Dark Ages" -- but bleeding to balance the humours is a classical practice that seems to have been largely suspended in the medieval era, even though medieval practitioners knew about Galen's four humours, and that was only resurrected in the Modern era."
  • "As a result of research which we can do no more than outline to you in summary fashion, we still hold that the complement of the humours comes from the white corpuscles."
  • "We don’t need doctors cutting me open to drain humours anymore than we need massive industrial terraforming to drain the CO2 out of the atmosphere as far as I can see ..."
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