risibility[riz′ə bil′ə tē]
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noun pl. risibilities
- the quality or state of being risible; ability or inclination to laugh
- ☆ a sense of the ridiculous or amusing; appreciation of what is laughable
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noun pl. ris·i·bil·i·ties
- The ability or tendency to laugh.
- A sense of the ludicrous or amusing. Often used in the plural.
- Laughter; hilarity.