Antonyms

1. out-of-bounds

adjective. outside the foul lines.

Antonyms

  • free

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2. out-of-town

adjective. happening in or being of another town or city.

Antonyms

  • near

3. humour

noun. ['ˈhjuːmɝ'] the quality of being funny.

Synonyms

  • quality
  • comicality

Antonyms

  • go
  • stay in place
  • stay

4. humour

noun. ['ˈhjuːmɝ'] a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling.

Synonyms

  • feeling
  • distemper
  • humor
  • temper
  • good humor
  • amiability
  • good temper
  • sulk
  • good humour
  • ill humour
  • sulkiness
  • peeve
  • ill humor

Antonyms

  • ill humor
  • stupidity
  • addition
  • failure

5. sense

verb. ['ˈsɛns'] perceive by a physical sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles.

Synonyms

  • perceive
  • comprehend

Antonyms

  • insignificance
  • unimportance
  • significant

Etymology

  • sense (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sens (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. sense

noun. ['ˈsɛns'] a general conscious awareness.

Synonyms

  • sense of responsibility
  • sense of direction
  • knowingness
  • consciousness
  • awareness
  • cognisance

Antonyms

  • inanimateness
  • insentience
  • effector
  • sensitizing

Etymology

  • sense (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sens (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. sense

noun. ['ˈsɛns'] the meaning of a word or expression; the way in which a word or expression or situation can be interpreted.

Synonyms

  • import
  • acceptation
  • meaning
  • word meaning
  • signified
  • signification
  • word sense

Antonyms

  • judgment in personam
  • judiciousness
  • injudiciousness
  • approval

Etymology

  • sense (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sens (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. sense

noun. ['ˈsɛns'] the faculty through which the external world is apprehended.

Synonyms

  • sentiency
  • module
  • sensibility
  • sensitiveness
  • sentience
  • sense modality
  • mental faculty
  • sensory faculty
  • sensory system
  • modality
  • sensitivity
  • faculty

Antonyms

  • unperceptiveness
  • insensitiveness
  • sentient
  • insentient

Etymology

  • sense (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sens (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. sense

noun. ['ˈsɛns'] sound practical judgment.

Synonyms

  • good sense
  • gumption
  • judgment
  • logic
  • horse sense
  • discernment
  • mother wit
  • nous
  • road sense
  • sagacity
  • judgement
  • sagaciousness

Antonyms

  • insensibility
  • unconsciousness
  • insensitive
  • sensitive

Etymology

  • sense (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sens (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. sense

noun. ['ˈsɛns'] a natural appreciation or ability.

Synonyms

  • appreciation
  • grasp

Antonyms

  • unsusceptibility
  • reversal
  • judgment in rem

Etymology

  • sense (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sens (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

Example sentences of the word sense-of-humour


1. Noun Phrase
What you buy will depend upon how much you like your boss, what sense of humour he or she has and how long you have worked together.

2. Noun Phrase
Choose a quote with a sense of humour and a touch a class.

3. Noun Phrase
If your boss has a good sense of humour, then incorporate this into the farewell gift.

4. Noun Phrase
For a 63-year-old man with a sense of humour, give him gifts that will give him a chuckle.

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