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long-faced

See definition of long-faced on Dictionary.com
  • as ingrave
  • as inserious
  • as insobersided
  • as inunhappy
  • as inwoebegone

synonyms for long-faced

  • dignified
  • dull
  • earnest
  • heavy
  • muted
  • quiet
  • sage
  • sedate
  • sober
  • subdued
  • cold sober
  • deadpan
  • dour
  • grim
  • grim-faced
  • leaden
  • meaningful
  • no-nonsense
  • ponderous
  • sad
  • saturnine
  • solemn
  • somber
  • staid
  • strictly business
  • thoughtful
  • unsmiling

antonyms for long-faced

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  • agitated
  • boisterous
  • excited
  • light
  • lively
  • trivial
  • unimportant
  • cheerful
  • frivolous
  • funny
  • happy
  • inconsequential
  • ridiculous
  • silly
  • deceptive
  • dishonest
  • false
  • insincere
  • misleading
  • untrustworthy
  • flippant
  • funny
  • happy
  • light
  • minor
  • trivial
  • unimportant
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    How to use long-faced in a sentence

    It was a decayed house of superb proportions, but of a fashion long passed away.
    CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
    As long as may be necessary, Sam,” replied Mr. Pickwick, “you have my full permission to remain.
    THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
    Ages back—let musty geologists tell us how long ago—'twas a lake, larger than the Lake of Geneva.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
    I hate to be long at my toilette at any time; but to delay much in such a matter while travelling is folly.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
    She sat straight up in bed, and jerked her hands to her head, and screamed long and terribly.
    THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
    I pictured him as slim and young looking, smooth-faced, with golden curly hair, and big brown eyes.
    THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
    A leather swordbelt, gold-embroidered at the edges, carried a long steel-halted rapier in a leather scabbard chaped with steel.
    ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
    He grew very restless, for it was a long time before Grandfather Mole appeared.
    THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
    He is rather tall and narrow, and wears a long abb's coat reaching nearly down to his feet.
    MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
    They didn't linger long at Benton, but got under way and marched overland to the Cypress Hills.
    RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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    WORDS RELATED TO LONG-FACED

    • cold sober
    • deadpan
    • dignified
    • dour
    • dull
    • earnest
    • grim
    • grim-faced
    • heavy
    • leaden
    • long-faced
    • meaningful
    • muted
    • no-nonsense
    • ponderous
    • quiet
    • sad
    • sage
    • saturnine
    • sedate
    • sober
    • solemn
    • somber
    • staid
    • strictly business
    • subdued
    • thoughtful
    • unsmiling
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.