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risible adj 1 causing laughter; laughable; ludicrous. 2 rare inclined to laughter. risibility noun. risibly adverb.
ETYMOLOGY: 18c in sense 1; 16c in sense 2: from Latin risibilis, from ridere to laugh.
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