"humours" in the noun sense
1. temper, mood, humor, humour
a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling
"whether he praised or cursed me depended on his temper at the time"
"he was in a bad humor"
2. wit, humor, humour, witticism, wittiness
a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
3. humor, humour
Middle Ages) one of the four fluids in the body whose balance was believed to determine your emotional and physical state
"the humors are blood and phlegm and yellow and black bile"
4. liquid body substance, bodily fluid, body fluid, humor, humour
the liquid parts of the body
5. humor, humour
the quality of being funny
"I fail to see the humor in it"
6. humor, humour, sense of humor, 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"
"humours" in the verb sense
1. humor, humour
put into a good mood
Source: WordNet® (An amazing lexical database of English)
Princeton University "About WordNet®."
WordNet®. Princeton University. 2010.
View WordNet® License