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unsmiling

Line breaks: un|smil¦ing
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈsmʌɪlɪŋ
 
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Definition of unsmiling in English:

adjective

(Of a person or their manner or expression) serious or unfriendly; not smiling: his face was hard and unsmiling a large unsmiling woman
More example sentences
  • But he was unsmiling, and his look was so serious that she suddenly felt she had done something wrong.
  • The children are unsmiling, worn out with waiting!
  • She stands there before me, a lean, unsmiling girl, watching me.

Derivatives

unsmilingly

1
adverb
Example sentences
  • As they work their way through the rest of the poem, they look firmly, and unsmilingly, ahead.
  • I chuckled as she unsmilingly dropped her bag on the desk.
  • The general manager unsmilingly replied: ‘The draft pick is more important.’

unsmilingness

2
noun
Example sentences
  • But the villain Williams most reminds me of in his corporate unsmilingness is Ian Fleming's Hugo Drax.
  • Hopefully it'll receive warm reception for unsmilingness and black and white filter.
  • But I just couldn't shake the unsmilingness that Claire kept hounding me about (like the friend she is!) until late afternoon.

Words that rhyme with unsmiling

filing, piling, reviling, tiling

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