Definitions

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  • adj. Not playful.

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  • adj. completely lacking in playfulness

Etymologies

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un- +‎ playful

Examples

  • I was feeling very very quiet and unplayful myself, so i wandered about and admired the water with the stretched rainbow play of lights.

    October 7th, 2006

  • Indeed, until I started thinking about that interaction with my advisor, it never occurred to me that any reasonable person might interpret my teasing as otherwise than affectionate, but I guess there is something aggressive there: not unplayful or unaffectionate, to be sure, but implicitly about asserting oneself while keeping the other person firmly in his place.

    Ferule & Fescue

  • Marlow assured me that the Fyne marriage was perfectly successful and even happy, in an earnest, unplayful fashion, being blessed besides by three healthy, active, self - reliant children, all girls.

    Chance

  • Marlow assured me that the Fyne marriage was perfectly successful and even happy, in an earnest, unplayful fashion, being blessed besides by three healthy, active, self-reliant children, all girls.

    Chance A Tale in Two Parts

  • In the playfully titled "meditating upon the meaning of the line 'clams on the halfshell and rollerskates' in the song good times by chic," the speaker confesses the sort of unplayful sentiments that make audiences squirm at open mics, like "who could have guessed love's a palpable thing," and

    PoetryFoundation.org

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    Rational Review

  • Yet his cuffed shorts look unplayful and certainly not original.

    NYT > Home Page

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