Definition of humorousness in US English:



  • See humorous

    • ‘Immediately after each scene, participants were asked to rate humorousness of the scene on a scale ranging from neutral to extremely funny.’
    • ‘We instructed the participants to read each one and to indicate its humorousness by providing a rating from 1 to 5 in the space next to it.’
    • ‘The humorousness of the phrasing of this home-spun wisdom only serves to make it more pernicious.’
    • ‘He manifested a continual subtle humorousness like some stream of life.’
    • ‘It was invariably an exercise in dreadful, prankish, surrealist humorousness.’