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1. humorless

adjective. ['ˈhjuːmɝləs'] lacking humor; a wink of warning"- Truman Capote.

Synonyms

  • sobersided
  • unhumorous
  • humourless
  • po-faced

Antonyms

  • laughable
  • amusing
  • humourous
  • wry

Etymology

  • -less (English)
  • -leas (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • humor (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Humorless

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Example sentences of the word humorless


1. Adjective
There's nothing worse than a dry, humorless teacher.

Quotes containing the word humorless


1. There seems to be no lengths to which humorless people will not go to analyze humor. It seems to worry them.
- Robert Benchley

2. I think sometimes my humor is extremely dry, and a lot of times I would say things that I thought were very funny but... I have a reputation of - people think of me as a very fundamentalist, humorless fellow.
- Ian MacKaye

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