Humor may be considered:
- A form of amusement
- A perspective causing amusement
- A state of affairs which is absurd
- An idea which is ridiculous, derived from a state of affairs, absurd or otherwise
- A state of mind which discovers absurdity or the ridiculous
- A type of entertainment or commentary which exposes audiences to the absurd or ridiculous
Humor may be deliberate, premeditated, accidental, unintentional, and even unrealized by those providing it.