Thesaurus / risible

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Humor operates from within, with its slow and prolonged excitation of your risible soul.
Man is the only risible animal: risibility may be said, therefore, to be his distinguishing mark.
Passing to other fields of life: "Risible—Doctor gives up hope."
SECOND STRINGANTHONY HOPE
The whole thing looked so ludicrous that one's risible faculties were tickled.
Being a good-humoured fellow, and of a risible nature, the alternations were frequent.
UNGAVAR.M. BALLANTYNE
She provided her, at a risible charge, with succulent meals.
It is risible, this episode; Huysmans could display verve and a sort of grim humour when he wished.
UNICORNSJAMES HUNEKER
It is true that man, who is a risible animal, is also a proud one; but it is not pride which produces laughter.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 7 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
Which very probably the philosopher had in his head, when he defined man a risible animal.
EBRIETATIS ENCOMIUMBONIFACE OINOPHILUS
This is true enough; for such a farago of incongruous, risible, and horrible events, are no where else recorded.
BIBLIOMANIA; OR BOOK-MADNESSTHOMAS FROGNALL DIBDIN

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