humorous (adj.) Old form(s): humerous , humourous
capricious, moody, temperamental
2H4 IV.iv.34[King Henry IV to Clarence, of Prince Henry] being incensed, he is flint, / As humorous as winter
AYL I.ii.255[Le Beau to Orlando, of Duke Frederick] The Duke is humorous
AYL II.iii.8[Adam to Orlando, of Charles] The bonny prizer of the humorous Duke
AYL IV.i.18[Jaques to Rosalind] my often rumination wraps me in a most humorous sadness
Cor II.i.44[Menenius to Brutus and Sicinius, of himself] I am known to be a humorous patrician
H5 II.iv.28[Dauphin to French King, of King Henry] a vain, giddy, shallow, humorous youth
Ham II.ii.322[Hamlet to Rosencrantz and Guildenstern] the humorous man shall end his part in peace [i.e. because subject to humours]
KJ III.i.119[Constance to Austria] Thou fortune's champion, that dost never fight / But when her humorous ladyship is by / To teach thee safety!
LLL III.i.172[Berowne alone, of himself] A very beadle to a humorous sigh
TC II.iii.128[Agamemnon to Patroclus, of Achilles] [we] underwrite in an observing kind / His humorous predominance

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