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1. Lacking a sense of humor.
2. Said or done without humor: "She winked at me, but it was humorless; a wink of warning" (Truman Capote).

hu′mor·less·ly adv.
hu′mor·less·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.humorless - lacking humorhumorless - lacking humor; "it was a humorless wink; a wink of warning"- Truman Capote
humorous, humourous - full of or characterized by humor; "humorous stories"; "humorous cartoons"; "in a humorous vein"
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