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humor +‎ -ism


humorism ‎(uncountable)

  1. (medicine, historical) The theory of the influence of the humors in the production of disease.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Dunglison to this entry?)
  2. The manner or disposition of a humorist; humorousness.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Coleridge to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.