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Origin of risible
OTHER WORDS FROM risibleun·ris·i·ble, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for risible
Annual property taxes are risible resembling other states’ monthly bills.
This year introduced a new, risible entry to the cultural lexicon: “The Coachella Diet.”Coachella, Oasis For Douchebags and Trust Fund Babies, Should Be Avoided At All Costs|Marlow Stern|April 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The argument depends on a number of risible and obviously untrue assumptions.Single Mothers Are Not America’s Real Welfare Queens|Amanda Marcotte|January 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His essay was considered so risible that few even bothered trying to argue with it.
His stature with the French public has sunk from rising star to risible lecher.Dominique Strauss-Kahn Settles With Maid: How the Case Changed France|Christopher Dickey|December 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
As recently as 40 years ago the very idea of Scottish independence was considered risible.
Risible, riz′i-bl, adj. capable of exciting laughter: laughable: amusing.
Her exclamations, at his extraordinary appearance, were too much for the risible muscles of the rest of the company.Manners, Vol 2 of 3|Frances Brooke
Toby's breath caught in his throat for a moment, but he stiffened his risible muscle like a man.Mammon and Co.|E. F. Benson
Humor operates from within, with its slow and prolonged excitation of your risible soul.
Man is the only risible animal: risibility may be said, therefore, to be his distinguishing mark.