Definitions

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  • adjective Not comic.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ comic

Examples

  • In his velvet house coat, his chins carelessly ranged over a strangling collar and his little black eyes hopeful, he was not by any means an uncomic figure.

    The Fashion in Shrouds

  • Only his song is kind of comical and this case here is about the most uncomic one you'd be likely to run acrost.

    The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story

  • Only his song is kind of comical and this case here is about the most uncomic one you'd be likely to run acrost.

    Sundry Accounts

  • What this aesthetic shares with its uncomic nouveau roman forebears is an anti-naturalist, anti-humanist bent: we're being given access not to a fully rounded, self-sufficient character's intimate thoughts and feelings as he travels through a naturalistic world, emoting, developing and so on - but rather to an encounter with structure.

    London Review of Books

  • “_Try her wi’ a compliment_,” said her husband, in a not uncomic despair.

    Spare Hours

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