unmerry

unmerry

(ʌnˈmɛrɪ)
adj, -rier or -riest
jocular not merry
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Now, Mr Taylor," said unmerry widow Lady Mary as she emerged from her (21st century phrase alert) "dark place" to address the local farmers.
In what had become a decidedly unmerry England, Margaret Thatcher, who came from a Methodist household, tried to lead a capitalist insurgency against the social welfare state that was based on morality and the virtues of individual initiative, thrift, and self-reliance.
It would also mean that Egypt would continue on its unmerry way of being a country ruled by military brass since 1952, when a clique of so-called Free Officers Movement, led by Gamal Abdul Nasser, overthrew the monarchy.
THE North East NHS is reminding people that excessive alcohol and food consumption can equal a very unmerry Christmas this festive season.
In fact, the low-tech crudity of stop-motion--its defective modeling and awkward motion, in particular--make it strikingly well adapted to such unmerry themes as bodily mutation, civic disintegration, Oedipal rage, and sexual violence.
We continued on our unmerry path together for a couple more months, until I found Kai's underwear tangled in her sheets.
Throw in a major blizzard that blanketed Denver and is now headed for Chicago, fog blanketing San Francisco, and carry-on rules many travelers still can't seem to figure out, and the prospect of taking to the skies seems decidedly unmerry.
And until they do, the second Cheney Administration will keep going its unmerry way.
AEGEAN: She, tho' in full-blown flower of glorious beauty, Grows cold, even in the Summer of her Age: And, for your sake, has sworn to dye unmerry.
Eastenders wends its wearisome way with sullen sorts who would sooner grunt, grump and groan their way through distinctly unmerry lives than let the corners of their mouths slip into a smile.