risibility [ riz-uh-bil-i-tee ]
noun, plural ris·i·bil·i·ties.
1. Often risibilities. the ability or disposition to laugh; humorous awareness of the ridiculous and absurd.
Origin: From the Late Latin word rīsibilitās, dating back to 1610–20. See risible, -ity
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR RISIBILITY
Man is the only risible animal: risibility may be said, therefore, to be his distinguishing mark.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 64, NO. 398, DECEMBER 1848|VARIOUS
"What is the matter," inquired Gayfield, unconscious of being the cause of their risibility.
REAL LIFE IN LONDON, VOLUMES I. AND II.|PIERCE EGAN
Indeed, the Japanese have recourse to risibility whenever the frailties of human nature are put to severest test.
BUSHIDO, THE SOUL OF JAPAN|INAZO NITOB
Mr. Maguire did not respond to the young squire's risibility; the cast of his countenance was decidedly serious.
HUMOROUS GHOST STORIES|DOROTHY SCARBOROUGH
Old Matthew's risibility was evidently much tickled by the sense of their thwarted purpose.
THE SHADOW OF A CRIME|HALL CAINE
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