sense of humor


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sense of humor

the ability to appreciate good humor and jokes; the ability to create jokes and say funny things. Does he have a sense of humor? He looks like he has never laughed in his life.
See also: humor, of, sense
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Some studies have examined the factor of sense of humor as a primary determinant in sustaining relationships.
Then we should also look at the quality of that humor: Is the sense of humor dry?
First, help your clients get in touch with their own unique sense of humor.
In the theater, when everyone's nervous and tired, that's when Elizabeth's almost Lucille Ball-ish sense of humor comes out," says Webre.
Frail and confined to a wheelchair, she maintains her sense of humor, is interested in others, and refuses to talk about her condition.
I thank him for his sense of humor, patience, and guidance, and how he taught me to interact with my staff and grow as a person.
I just thought it would be humorous to take things to the nth degree, but then, I have an extreme sense of humor.
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Your interview revealed her to be charming, sharp, and accessible, with a keen sense of humor and a natural warmth for her gay fans.
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Perhaps this sense of humor also allows these cross-cultural leaders to be resilient, even in the face of sometimes difficult, always challenging work.
Tolson as one of her influences, and attentive readers will recall that Tolson's daunting erudition was both intensified and lightened by a sly, downhome sense of humor.
Remarkably, Gloria was able to combine great writing skills, an inherent knowledge of good design, a sense of humor and, perhaps the most important, the ability to spot a communication trend a mile (or kilometer) away.