Synonym of humoring

Alternative for humoring

n.

the act of indulging or gratifying a desire

n.

a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughterthe trait of appreciating (and being able to express) the humorousa characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feelingthe quality of being funny(Middle Ages) one of the four fluids in the body whose balance was believed to determine your emotional and physical statethe liquid parts of the body

v.

put into a good mood

Verb

Present participle for to satisfy or yield freely to (a desire or interest)
catering to gratifying indulging accommodating pacifying pleasing stringing along going along with fulfilling satisfying pandering to humouring obliging pampering gladdening favoring favouring satiating feeding quenching serving appeasing spoiling abetting benefiting benefitting coddling complying with providing for giving in to yielding to slaking helping treating rewarding facilitating honoring honouring regaling enthralling comforting catering pandering entertaining bowing to agreeing with smiling upon doing right by making a fuss of showing consideration showing beneficence taking care of doing a kindness putting oneself out for treating well relieving appealing to assuaging fawning on babying outfitting ministering to giving in giving way to going along aiding assisting supporting sustaining lending a hand to doing someone a service fitting in with doing someone a good turn meeting the needs of submitting to cooperating with doing someone a favour doing a good turn to lending a helping hand to deferring to giving a leg up to meeting the wants of bending over backwards for allowing for finding ways to help catering for sating contenting filling meeting suiting delighting cheering pleasuring feasting elating satisficing gladding warming amusing gassing enlivening flattering surfeiting exhilarating cloying refreshing captivating capturing selling rejoicing animating tickling pink making someone feel good bucking up making merry giving a buzz brightening up making happy giving someone a kick giving pleasure to making content hitting the spot doing the trick filling the bill

Verb

Present participle for to make happy or give pleasure to
pleasing delighting contenting gladdening gratifying satisfying amusing fulfilling humouring pleasuring charming entertaining indulging cheering obliging overjoying suiting thrilling exciting titillating warming tickling diverting enchanting enrapturing rejoicing delectating gladding making happy cheering up agreeing with appealing to tickling pink giving pleasure to turning on hitting the spot making someone feel good giving a buzz giving someone a kick going over big making somebody's day making someone content making someone glad making someone pleased enthralling captivating comforting bewitching fascinating regaling elating enlivening knocking dead tickle to death mollifying appeasing soothing placating pacifying quietening silencing stilling feasting sufficing reconciling gassing interesting exhilarating occupying uplifting entrancing heartening enamoring alluring wowing distracting ravishing sending arriding beguiling absorbing attracting grooving solacing engrossing involving engaging disporting brightening up immersing preoccupying recreating bowling over buoying up bucking up making content bringing joy to pleasing greatly ecstasizing inspiring inspiriting relaxing piquing grabbing stimulating slaying giving a lift giving someone pleasure getting one's kicks warming the cockles of the heart making a hit with someone cracking up making merry holding the attention of mesmerizing spellbinding gripping enticing magnetizing arresting transfixing dazzling bedazzling witching enamouring ensnaring rapturing magnetising mesmerising babying favouring requiting favoring recompensing pampering coddling giving pleasure jubilating scoring exulting glorying freaking out knocking out doing one proud making a hit doing the trick filling the bill hypnotizing rivetting riveting drawing wiling killing hypnotising owning catching up carrying away sweeping off feet making a hit with getting under someone's skin

Verb

Present participle for to flatter
complimenting flattering adulating charming fawning over glorifying gushing over praising puffing up smooth-talking sweet-talking worshipping worshiping bootlicking brownnosing buttering up to elevating revering wheedling brown-nosing building up buttering up cajoling exalting laying it on thick overpraising putting on a pedestal soothing stroking one's ego sucking up to complimenting excessively falling all over fawning upon ingratiating oneself with kissing feet playing up to roosing rubbing the right way spreading it on working over soft-soaping blarneying blandishing courting honeying stroking massaging fawning inveigling conning snowing salving oiling selling beslavering toadying jollying groveling grovelling softening working on sweetening up catering to getting next to coaxing palavering persuading slavering humouring flannelling flanneling admiring puffing commending hero-worshipping belauding fawning on paying tribute to pandering to expressing admiration for lauding panegyrizing waxing lyrical about creeping to crawling to paying blandishments to paying court to making much of saying nice things about laying it on with a trowel enticing tempting beguiling wooing luring inducing prevailing on seducing influencing talking into winning over swaying urging getting round manoeuvring convincing making up to maneuvering alluring soaping drawing bringing round toadying to abasing oneself to keeping someone sweet curry favoring with demeaning oneself to truckling to bowing and scrape to rubbing up the right way dancing attendance on curry favouring with decoying ingratiating bantering tantalizing entrapping tantalising arguing into getting around getting making attracting inviting pressing instigating inciting soliciting kowtowing softening up cultivating licking someone's boots moving trying to win over kowtowing to provoking seeking the favour of trying to get on the good side of currying favour sucking up curry favoring prostrating oneself to grovelling to adoring caressing venerating lionizing babying cosseting pampering patting mollycoddling petting spoiling indulging fussing over raving over captivating lionising wiling flattering into sweet talking overdoing it talking submitting to deferring to smoodging to making a fuss of worming prodding whetting coercing pressuring arguing reasoning pressurizing humbling yourself eating crow eating humble pie pandering humiliating yourself crawling prostrating oneself before ingratiating yourself truckling abasing oneself prostrating yourself apple-polishing abasing yourself cringing getting on the right side of pushing deluding misleading duping crowding deceiving finagling pressurising baiting leading on betraying appealing to tolling leading astray turning on dangling a carrot in front of batting eyes at laying it on bringing pressure to bear on handing a line bringing around motivating squeezing coaxing into inspiring exerting influence on wheedling into prevailing upon triggering converting steamrolling actuating sucking in encouraging bringing activating putting someone up to something bulldozing drawing in prompting twisting one's arm stimulating talking someone into impelling prodding into cajoling into selling one on

Verb

Present participle for to allow something to exist or happen, even although one does not approve of it
tolerating allowing enduring taking accepting permitting standing bearing brooking sanctioning stomaching indulging condoning countenancing hacking suffering swallowing undergoing abiding authorising authorizing supporting tholing wearing absorbing acceding to acknowledging admitting agreeing to approving of biding going handling ignoring letting meeting pocketing receiving recognising recognizing sticking sustaining submitting to admitting of having hearing sticking out sweating out winking at putting up with bearing with blinking at consenting to living with standing for stringing along toughing out going along with sitting still for staying the course sitting and taking it turning a blind eye to taking kindly to acquiescing green-lighting approving coping with engaging in allowing to permitting to granting favouring favoring sitting through giving the green light to bearing the brunt of granting permission to withstanding hearing of giving permission to giving the go-ahead to humouring weathering abiding by braving experiencing facing resisting going through living through facing up to dealing with sticking with grinning and bear it conceding encountering yielding to allowing for defying getting used to grinning and bear learning to live with making the best of resigning oneself to becoming accustomed to reconciling oneself to becoming resigned to becoming reconciled to hanging tough riding out taking it biting the bullet taking patiently standing up to holding with sticking it out sweating consenting deferring reconciling surviving falling for maintaining hanging in sitting tight standing firm against holding out against hanging in there resigning oneself reconciling oneself eating meeting with living out keeping up with waiting out subjecting oneself to taking something lying down bearing up under getting on with surrendering to conceding to adjusting to onfanging acclimatizing oneself to capitulating to acquiescing to sitting and take bowing to withtaking accommodating oneself to agreeing capitulating confronting playing the game facing the music taking one's medicine took one's lumps daring tackling engaging fighting battling crossing courting risking challenging bearding eyeballing opposing brazening breasting affronting outbraving venturing accosting playing outfacing taking on coming up against flying in face of playing against going up against meeting head-on squaring off making a stand grappling with contending with bracing for taking the bull by the horns

Verb

Present participle for to allow something to exist or happen
permitting allowing letting sanctioning authorising authorizing empowering enabling granting entitling licencing licensing suffering tolerating qualifying admitting agreeing to countenancing OKing assenting to brooking consenting to endorsing enduring giving someone authorization giving someone leave legalising legalizing legitimating legitimatizing warranting acceding to acquiescing in approving of causing abetting acceding accepting acquiescing admitting of agreeing approving blessing boosting buying chartering clearing conceding concurring condoning consenting facilitating franchising granting someone the right green-lighting having indulging leaving okaying passing privileging sanctifying signing giving something the nod giving the nod acquiescing to blinking at giving permission giving the go-ahead to giving the OK to going for letting pass saying the word saying yes shaking on winking at giving carte blanche giving leave giving the go-ahead giving the thumbs up to giving your blessing signing off on taking kindly to giving the green light giving the green light to ratifying seconding greenlighting validating confirming homologating accrediting finalizing approbating formalizing favouring formalising favoring finalising saying yes to giving something the green light giving your consent to going along with giving something the thumbs up giving your blessing to concurring with rubber-stamping giving something the go-ahead giving the thumbs up humouring according complying subscribing recognizing vouchsafing backing supporting mandating espousing dittoing adopting embracing conforming recognising assenting coming round affording with giving in to giving thumbs-up signing on concurring in saying uncle giving in subscribing to knuckling under passing on cutting a deal caving in giving five

Adjective

Of having a good-natured or casual personality
easy casual friendly happy pleasant outgoing relaxed sociable carefree congenial humble polite amiable gregarious unconstrained unflappable uninhibited unreserved affable down-to-earth genial gentle humouring open great-hearted gracious tolerant urbane diplomatic familiar natural nonchalant unaffected undemanding good-humored good-humoured good-tempered free and easy good-natured happy-go-lucky at ease cordial amicable agreeable hospitable neighbourly neighborly approachable companionable sympathetic obliging kind complaisant warm mild civil chummy buddy-buddy comradely convivial easy-going kindly courteous matey clubby sweet benevolent cheerful nice lenient hail-fellow-well-met pleasing conversable extroverted extrovert well-disposed easygoing close mellow intimate peaceful peaceable cooperative harmonious communicative easy to get along with accommodating charming benign considerate accessible clubbable pally decent informal warm-hearted social compatible well disposed helpful jovial welcoming likeable amenable non-hostile loving tender generous indulgent magnanimous forthcoming warmhearted charitable cozy likable understanding palsy-walsy bonhomous cosy regular amical conciliatory good-hearted easy to get on with chivalrous confidential affectionate receptive kindred delightful like-minded gallant pacific moderate unselfish courtly civilized personable engaging extraverted fraternal thoughtful palsy unrestrained clubable lively beneficent kind-hearted cheery conflict-free breezy civilised smiling buoyant well-mannered downright neighborly big-hearted bland unctuous company-loving stately suave willing accommodative appealing tactful ladylike gentlemanly decorous colonial boon good company genteel well-bred mannerly well mannered assent available dear lovable winsome couth winning couthy eager to please eager to help personal chilled giving swell copacetic brotherly near thick tight unstuffy livable courageous heroic noble sweet-tempered bosom bubbly door's always open laid-back supportive valiant talkative acquiescent altruistic bighearted patient compliant confident collegial hail-fellow hearty snug fresh officious inseparable easy to live with marshmallow softie brave free-and-easy thick as thieves fond vibrant loyal amusing confiding funny good faithful hilarious attentive favorable comical jocular jocose attached entertaining on good terms responsive willing to please even-tempered favourably disposed loquacious effusive garrulous empathic concordant agreeing accordant fearless honourable bold intrepid dauntless honorable stout-hearted free demonstrative unanimous square shooting right nice chatty voluble conversational noble-minded valorous frictionless unceremonious simpatico united discursive talky favourable compassionate merciful benignant knightly in tune seeing eye to eye in harmony in rapport in unison free from disagreement in accord in step of one mind en rapport on same wavelength effervescent liberal expansive lavish gushy calm measured temperate sensible attention-seeking soft caring softhearted kindhearted mild-mannered organized respectful chirpy goodhearted tenderhearted tender-hearted large-hearted lovely communal perky organised polished public fatherly unassuming maternal jolly soft-hearted motherly vivacious merry harmless community diverting jocund societal debonair fun smooth bountiful open-handed cool backslapping blithe poised heartfelt enthusiastic placid earnest wholehearted sincere cultivated inward especial deferential nonviolent taking eager soft-spoken ingratiating politic moral unpresumptuous prepossessing comforting solicitous sweet-natured regardful constant paternal humane buddy buddy angelic without hostility unoffensive well meaning as thick as thieves well intentioned forbearing all right modest all heart shared expressive socializing exuberant people-oriented festive cliquey festal fun-loving conversible gay mirthful clannish socialising facile interactional guestfriendly informative popular common pleasurable collective group general wonderful open-minded bluff bombastic glad-handering self-effacing boisterous extroversive extravertive communicable extraversive extrovertive cheering chipper upbeat high enlivening joyous upper up sunny glad genuine witty quiet good-looking inviting glowing affectious deep amorous empathetic fit adapted suitable spirited waggish sprightly attractive presentable sunny side up sophisticated well behaved well-behaved discreet eleemosynary soft touch propitious dutiful bleeding-heart big public-spirited openhearted feeling selfless wholesome unstinting benefic pitying greathearted princely humanitarian bounteous philanthropical fatherlike clement heart in right place philanthropic openhanded munificent freehanded captivating enchanting fast meek laid back well-suited well suited sympathique red-carpet favourite firm devoted fabulous gassy handsome mushy as nice as pie sensitive reasonable barley-sugar obsequious well spoken concerned good-mannered well bred well brought up punctilious well brought-up well-spoken condescending congruous consonant consistent shy non-confrontational lamblike demure sisterly dovelike reverent retiring dove-like forgiving cherished smooth-tongued worldly worldly-wise dearest special favorite canny nice-looking pretty bonny nearest and dearest close-knit honest regular fellow right neighborly self-possessed dignified smooth-talking ethical respectable upright sweetheart aces comely okay white-hat passive virtuous trustworthy worthy incorrupt dependable non-violent strife-free glib svelte refined silver-tongued living in shoals living in herds living in flocks just principled upstanding righteous unwarlike orderly disciplined cultured oily distingué impeccable fulsome slick formal right straight true nonbelligerent peace-loving pacifistic civic human good egg at peace on friendly terms on friendly clean-living stand-up on the up and up well-brought-up squeaky clean right-minded free from strife community-based

Adjective

Tolerant of deviation
lenient gentle merciful sparing clement compassionate forgiving kind tolerant forbearing indulgent mild tender easy-going magnanimous benevolent charitable humane kind-hearted kindly liberal moderate permissive pitying soft sympathetic allowing amiable assuaging assuasive benign benignant complaisant compliant condoning easy easygoing emollient excusing favouring favoring good-natured lax letting light loving mollycoddling obliging pampering pardoning permitting softhearted soft-hearted soft-shell spoiling temperate yielding being big live with going easy on accommodating acquiescent cooperative flexible pliant docile agreeable deceivable dupable gullible biddable submissive tractable susceptible deludable amenable unoppressive trusting unburdensome fleeceable unsuspicious naive humouring understanding considerate generous patient gracious beneficent caring warm tender-hearted broad-minded friendly tenderhearted kindhearted humanitarian warmhearted open-minded mellow thoughtful good-hearted genial affable neighbourly warm-hearted good-humored neighborly good-humoured pleasant cordial all heart calm helpful long-suffering unprejudiced unselfish free progressive amicable decent congenial big-hearted cheerful accepting altruistic sentimental latitudinarian sensitive unbigoted hospitable unbiased sociable serene free and easy big good good-tempered receptive responsive empathetic approachable stoical uncomplaining libertarian resigned catholic stoic placid even-tempered loose well-disposed feeling advanced chivalrous high-minded radical quiet affectionate broad giving selfless deferential philanthropic reasonable polite nice bighearted longanimous undemanding fatherly supportive nonjudgmental favorable motherly pleasing favourable sweet large-hearted well meaning bleeding-heart well disposed bland noble unflappable overindulgent relaxed untroubled enlightened modest restrained gallant courteous empathic unorthodox unconventional bountiful peaceful approving munificent cool unstinting human great-hearted left rational avant-garde intelligent interested receiving breezy convivial peaceable open-handed happy bounteous companionable chummy gregarious lovable easy-oasy meek bleeding heart laid-back goodhearted maternal likeable tranquil laissez-faire matey clubby likable happy-go-lucky easy to get along with sweet-tempered buddy-buddy imperturbable unexcitable carefree unruffled hands-off equable casual nonchalant insouciant unconcerned fond unhurried accommodative doting solicitous humble unassuming commiserative soothing ruthful willing composed balmy ungrudging delicate concerned comforting enduring self-controlled self-restrained shy demure outgoing sympathizing condoling princely nonabrasive reverent retiring commiserating fatherlike pally comradely cheery greathearted self-possessed regular passive sympathising lamblike openhanded knightly lavish delightful engaging civil buoyant smiling extroverted extrovert heart in right place respectful subdued angelic unoffensive public-spirited loving and giving reformist brotherly company-loving humanistic hail-fellow-well-met with the patience of Job general smooth well-mannered open liberalistic non-restrictive weak soft-boiled spineless boneless placable unprescriptive unrestricted live-and-let-live tolerating generous to a fault willing to forgive pitiful touchy-feely eager to help eager to please liberal-minded mushy emotional heroic courageous fair perceptive comprehending appreciative reassuring cosseting gratifying softie marshmallow eleemosynary soft touch propitious dutiful regardful well intentioned openhearted wholesome benefic tactful attentive philanthropical freehanded courtly valiant conciliatory assenting willing to please favourably disposed soft-shelled overpermissive low-pressure devil-may-care handsome unpretentious living with conformable brave lowly going easy with free-handed well-meaning persistent persevering philosophical sophisticated wide consoling encouraging restful softened halcyon deliberate slow muted zephyr-like feeble civilized equanimous untiring mild-tempered inexcitable fearless honourable intrepid honorable stout-hearted bold dauntless going along with piteous obedient impartial nonconventional nonorthodox right-on non-partisan nontraditional having heart in right place accessible righteous impassive philosophic fortitudinous elevated high lordly sublime natural lofty great self-sacrificing easy on easy with able to live with poised offhand outgiving indolent uncritical collected complacent lazy hang-loose informal uninhibited civilised worthy soft-touch upright down-to-earth diffident timid self-effacing noble-minded valorous old softie charming winsome laid back noninterventionist open-hearted unobtrusive unambitious do-good couthy conversable personable winning Santa Claus mild-mannered well-intentioned politically correct cozy swell clubbable copacetic urbane forthcoming bonhomous unctuous stately suave has heart in right place pabulum Milquetoast manageable nothing orderly wishy-washy zero cowed plain fearful easy to get on with downright neighborly palsy-walsy cosy soft-spoken moral non-confrontational pacific sisterly dovelike dove-like harmless paternal unworried blithe chilled easy-peasy controlled nonirritant mollifying calmative clear nonirritating sober steady together unfazed even judicious abstinent measured disciplined reserved balanced considered careful conservative compromising cautious not excessive not given to excesses

Antonym of humoring

humoring Idiom, Proverb

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