Definition of humorless in English:

humorless

Syllabification: hu·mor·less
Pronunciation: /ˈ(h)yo͞omərlis
 
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adjective

Derivatives

humorlessly

adverb
More example sentences
  • ‘Good to see you're finally awake,’ he said humourlessly.
  • ‘Well, then I'm surely going to get along royally with him ’, the silvery blonde boy laughed humourlessly.
  • ‘Tell me something I don't know,’ I laughed humorlessly, getting up.

humorlessness

noun
More example sentences
  • It's indicative of the novel's general humourlessness.
  • I have instant recall for its mesmerising humourlessness.
  • And he represents everything women claim to loathe in men: vanity, stupidity, humourlessness.

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