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reesetee commented on the word dysmusing
This is a rather dysturbing thread. ;->
September 2, 2007
patchouli commented on the word dysmusing
I think the word you are looking for here is "disabusing", which could perhaps be defined as "depriving someone of their inspiration". Furthermore, I strongly object to your usage of "therefore". :-)
September 1, 2007
seanahan commented on the word dysmusing
Actually, I've decided to break apart amusing as a-musing, which means without musing, taking musing to mean being inspired by a Muse, amusing thus means without inspiration. Dysmusing therefore means depriving someone of their inspiration.
I kind of think, neither! Unamusing, methinks, is far more er.. amusing!
oroboros commented on the word dysmusing
I like the look of the 'y'. Dismusing is too much like unfunny, whereas 'dys' connotes a malfunction, i.e., "something went wrong with the joke".
I kind of think it should be dismusing. Discuss.
evin290 commented on the word dysmusing
adj. concerning something intended to be amusing, but which turned out to be the exact opposite.
August 30, 2007