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synonyms for humorless

  • arrogant
  • dreary
  • genteel
  • musty
  • pompous
  • self-important
  • staid
  • stodgy
  • Victorian
  • bloated
  • conventional
  • dull
  • fusty
  • important
  • magisterial
  • narrow-minded
  • priggish
  • prim and proper
  • prissy
  • prudish
  • puffy
  • puritanical
  • stilted
  • strait-laced
  • uninteresting

antonyms for humorless

MOST RELEVANT
  • adventurous
  • clear
  • willing
  • airy
  • breezy
  • current
  • informal
  • modern
  • new
  • open
  • ventilated
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How to use humorless in a sentence

The captain was grinning, a nasty, evil grin, his eyes hard and humorless as he stood there flanked by three crewmen.
DERELICTALAN EDWARD NOURSE
The Government was now, whatever it had been, a graceless, humorless incarnate ferocity.
THE SYNDICC.M. KORNBLUTH
But I found at that point, and from there on, that for all I could determine he was completely humorless.
WARREN COMMISSION (5 OF 26): HEARINGS VOL. V (OF 15)THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
This badinage was greatly relished by Rose, but not at all by the baroness, who was as humorless as a swan.
WHITE LIESCHARLES READE
"Thank God that thing had a one-track mind, and was concentrating on the spider," said Jim, with a rather humorless laugh.
THE RAID ON THE TERMITESPAUL ERNST
He shrugged thick bare shoulders, his humorless black-browed face unmoved, when Farrell included him in his scowl.
CONTROL GROUPROGER DEE
His thin lips set in a humorless smile, showing an even line of white teeth against his tanned skin.
THE VARIABLE MANPHILIP K. DICK
Hunter is a decentish fellow, for a dreamer, but the Hillquit person is a humorless anarchist.
THE LETTERS OF AMBROSE BIERCEAMBROSE BIERCE
And now—he laughed a sharp bark of humorless annoyance—Douglas couldn't have timed it better if he had tried!
THE LANI PEOPLEJ. F. BONE
Like many another humorless fellow, he prided himself upon a gift of mimicry signally denied to him.
THE LADY OF LOYALTY HOUSEJUSTIN HUNTLY MCCARTHY
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WORDS RELATED TO HUMORLESS

  • Victorian
  • arrogant
  • bloated
  • conventional
  • dreary
  • dull
  • fusty
  • genteel
  • humorless
  • important
  • magisterial
  • musty
  • narrow-minded
  • pompous
  • priggish
  • prim and proper
  • prissy
  • prudish
  • puffy
  • puritanical
  • self-important
  • staid
  • stilted
  • stodgy
  • strait-laced
  • uninteresting
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.