Laughable

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Laughter In Literature - Laughter in Literature - Modern Laughter - Bergson
... noted that most comic situations are not laughable because they are part of collective habits ... A situation is laughable when the attention and the imagination are focused on the resistance and rigidity of the body ... Thus somebody is laughable every time (s)he gives the impression of being a thing or a machine ...
Laugh? I Nearly Bought One! - Laughter in Literature - Modern Laughter - Bergson
... Finally, Bergson noted that most comic situations are not laughable because they are part of collective habits ... A situation is laughable when the attention and the imagination are focused on the resistance and rigidity of the body ... Thus somebody is laughable every time (s)he gives the impression of being a thing or a machine ...

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    Why, Sir, most schemes of political improvement are very laughable things.
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