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humorless Syllabification: hu·mor·less
Pronunciation: /ˈ(h)yo͞omərləs/

Definition of humorless in English:


Lacking humor; not able to appreciate or express humor: they are such a humorless bunch a rather humorless performance
More example sentences
  • His laugh is an expletive, a sharp burst of humourless sound.
  • The majority of my blog readers are overweight, whining, humorless Americans.
  • Angry writing is also, more often than not, completely humorless.
gloomy, glum, sad, melancholy, dismal, joyless, cheerless, lugubrious;
boring, tedious, dull, dry


Pronunciation: /ˈ(h)yo͞omərləslē/
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.
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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