Definitions

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  • adv. In a manner which is not humorous.

Etymologies

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unhumorous +‎ -ly

Examples

  • "I might add that it was remarkable to experience, sir," Libby answered unhumorously.

    The Past Through Tomorrow

  • The next day I learned more from Rachel of how Paul had agonized over the death of his tiny wife ... "'she was that small you had a'most to shake out the sheets to find her,' as Josh useter say," said Rachel gravely and unhumorously ... and she told how the bereaved husband savagely fought off all his womenfolk and insisted on mothering, for a year, the baby whose birth had killed its mother.

    Tramping on Life An Autobiographical Narrative

  • "That's the girl who loves me," said Stanton not unhumorously.

    Molly Make-Believe

  • It reveals two fundamental points about human memory and cognition, both of which can also be demonstrated unhumorously in the following manner:

    NPR Topics: News

  • The next day I learned more from Rachel of how Paul had agonized over the death of his tiny wife ... “ 'she was that small you had a'most to shake out the sheets to find her,' as Josh useter say,” said Rachel gravely and unhumorously ... and she told how the bereaved husband savagely fought off all his womenfolk and insisted on mothering, for a year, the baby whose birth had killed its mother.

    Tramping on Life

  • There's rape, and then there's Flabber rape. yo as a writer for a e-newspaper i intentionally and unhumorously add shitty groups to arbitrarily named "high" ranking sections despite the subject matter being so utterly boring that proper writing would be the only reason somebody could make it through. deal wid it. so basically you joined up with a bunch of military wannabes and got kicked out then whined about it and joined the mercz gotcha

    World of SL

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