unhumorous


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unhumorous

(ʌnˈhjuːmərəs)
adj
without humour
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Adj.1.unhumorous - lacking humorunhumorous - lacking humor; "it was a humorless wink; a wink of warning"- Truman Capote
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I looked at what I was reading this week, Gina Apostol's Insurrecto, a postmodern novel exploring historiography in a slightly humorous story about an entirely unhumorous affair: The Filipino-American War.
Every president since the club's founding, except the distinctly unhumorous Grover Cleveland, has attended and spoken at the Gridiron.
I can only surmise that the designers did it as a joke, and their supervisor was such a forbidding, unhumorous martinet, that when he saw it and liked it, they were afraid to admit it was a joke.