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Aqueous humor
Aqueous A"que*ous, a. [Cf. F. aqueux, L. aquosus, fr. aqua. See Aqua, Aquose.] 1. Partaking of the nature of water, or abounding with it; watery. The aqueous vapor of the air. --Tyndall. 2. Made from, or by means of, water. An aqueous deposit. --Dana. Aqueous extract, an extract obtained from a vegetable substance by steeping it in water. Aqueous humor (Anat.), one the humors of the eye; a limpid fluid, occupying the space between the crystalline lens and the cornea. (See Eye.) Aqueous rocks (Geol.), those which are deposited from water and lie in strata, as opposed to volcanic rocks, which are of igneous origin; -- called also sedimentary rocks.
Dishumor Dis*hu"mor, n. Ill humor. [Obs.]
Dishumor Dis*hu"mor, v. t. To deprive of humor or desire; to put out of humor. [Obs.] --B. Jonson.
Good-humored Good`-hu"mored, a. Having a cheerful spirit and demeanor; good-tempered. See Good-natured.
Good-humoredly Good`-hu"mored*ly, adv. With a cheerful spirit; in a cheerful or good-tempered manner.
Humoral Hu"mor*al, a. [Cf. F. humoral.] Pertaining to, or proceeding from, the humors; as, a humoral fever. Humoral pathology (Med.), the pathology, or doctrine of the nature of diseases, which attributes all morbid phenomena to the disordered condition of the fluids or humors of the body.
Humoral pathology
Humoral Hu"mor*al, a. [Cf. F. humoral.] Pertaining to, or proceeding from, the humors; as, a humoral fever. Humoral pathology (Med.), the pathology, or doctrine of the nature of diseases, which attributes all morbid phenomena to the disordered condition of the fluids or humors of the body.
Humoralism Hu"mor*al*ism, n. 1. (Med.) The state or quality of being humoral. 2. (Med.) The doctrine that diseases proceed from the humors; humorism. [Obs.]
Humoralist Hu"mor*al*ist, n. One who favors the humoral pathology or believes in humoralism.
Humorism 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. --Dunglison. 2. The manner or disposition of a humorist; humorousness. --Coleridge.
Humorist Hu"mor*ist, n. [Cf. F. humoriste.] 1. (Med.) One who attributes diseases of the state of the humors. 2. One who has some peculiarity or eccentricity of character, which he indulges in odd or whimsical ways. He [Roger de Coverley] . . . was a great humorist in all parts of his life. --Addison. 3. One who displays humor in speaking or writing; one who has a facetious fancy or genius; a wag; a droll. The reputation of wits and humorists. --Addison.
Humoristic Hu`mor*is"tic, a. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a humorist.
Humorize Hu"mor*ize, v. t. To humor. --Marston.
Humorless Hu"mor*less, a. Destitute of humor.
Humorous Hu"mor*ous, a. [Cf. L. humorosus, umorosus, moist. See Humor.] 1. Moist; humid; watery. [Obs.] All founts wells, all deeps humorous. --Chapman. 2. Subject to be governed by humor or caprice; irregular; capricious; whimsical. --Hawthorne. Rough as a storm and humorous as the wind. --Dryden. 3. Full of humor; jocular; exciting laughter; playful; as, a humorous story or author; a humorous aspect. Syn: Jocose; facetious; witty; pleasant; merry.
Humorously Hu"mor*ous*ly, adv. 1. Capriciously; whimsically. We resolve rashly, sillily, or humorously. --Calamy. 2. Facetiously; wittily.
Humorousness Hu"mor*ous*ness, n. 1. Moodiness; capriciousness. 2. Facetiousness; jocularity.
Humorsome Hu"mor*some, a. 1. Moody; whimsical; capricious. --Hawthorne. The commons do not abet humorsome, factious arms. --Burke. 2. Jocose; witty; humorous. --Swift.
Humorsomely Hu"mor*some*ly, adv. Pleasantly; humorously.
Humorsomeness Hu"mor*some*ness, n. Quality of being humorsome.

Meaning of Humor from wikipedia

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