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  • adj. Not festive.


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  • The artwork, completely unfestive, almost as if flung together in two minutes.

    This week's new singles

  • The willingness of wing-nut Web devotees everywhere to jump aboard the hostility train was staggering and extremely unfestive.

    Tinselgate: My Side of the Story

  • Tip to men: despite Debenhams calling the pants 'the must-have stocking-filler this Christmas party season', don't buy them for your ladyfriend or you're likely to get asked a lot of very unfestive questions along the lines of 'so you think I'm fat?' and there won't be much joy in your Christmas stocking.

    Super Lady Peachy Pants

  • Oy vey, does that sound like big unfestive vadge fun.

    Mary Shelley Had NO IDEA

  • I am tired of people complaining about Christmas being commercialized, unfestive, vulgar, whatever.

    Bah! Humbug!

  • Our self-conscious and considerate visitors dumbly expressed amazement at their informal reception and our unfestive attire.

    My Tropic Isle

  • Then he laughed, for in imagination he saw the world as a crestfallen caricature of George Grossmith, top-hatted and bespatted, wending its unfestive way through the centuries to an eternal garden-party, from which Adam and his lineage were forever debarred.

    The Kingdom Round the Corner A Novel

  • As thousands of couples decide that after yet another unfestive season, marked by rows, resentments and recriminations, it is time to call it a day on their marriages, divorce lawyers are gearing up for their busiest, most lucrative time of the year. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • On a sunny, windswept December morning, Virgin America kicked off a day of festivities along the otherwise unfestive runways of Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • But this baby reindeer has been given the unfestive name of Blue - after the bluebells his new home is renowned for.

    The Guardian World News


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