unmerry

unmerry

(ʌnˈmɛrɪ)
adj, -rier or -riest
jocular not merry
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The first article, When One's Right to Marry Makes Others "Unmerry" by Professor Shai Stern, (2) examines the Supreme Court's ruling in Obergefell v.
Almost everything New Labour touched has turned to dross" Michael Meacher, a former Labour minister "A sneer on legs" Unfestive description by playwright Alan Bennett, above, of Tory peer Lord Tebbit "As I look back over the year I come to the 'unmerry' conclusion that it has been a happy one for political correctness and a sad one for freedom and rational debate" Ann Widdecombe, former Tory minister "At a time when many people across Scotland are struggling to make ends meet, proposals to allow retired peers to continue to use lavish Lords facilities at taxpayers' expense take the biscuit.
"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.
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. OEDIPUS: How!