unmellow

unmellow

(ʌnˈmɛləʊ)
adj
1. not relaxed and friendly, esp due to the effects of alcohol or drugs
2. not kind, gentle and easy to be with, esp through maturity or old age
3. (of colours or sounds) not soft or rich; harsh; glaring
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The colors have unusual creative names, such as "razzmatazz, melon, unmellow yellow, purple mountains' majesty, blue bell, brick red, and granny smith apple." following is a glossary on pages 106-107, and a resource listing related books and websites section on page 108-109.
"It was very difficult to accept that anyone could do something so abhorrent," Roddy told Wales On Sunday in 2006, while Sir Dai was equally unmellowed.
He was also characteristically acerbic, cantankerous, iconoclastic, unmellowed. When I asked him if he watches television, he replied, "That's about all I do.