from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Not sunny
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not sunny; not bright, dazzling, or radiant, as with pleasure or joy; gloomy.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Maybe you have started to notice the unsunny side of human nature more closely now you live there.
One of the consolations of a fairly unsunny summer is that the bellini is forgiving of any peaches, apricots or nectarines that don't quite fully ripen - just add a little sugar to sweeten after sieving.
The scene at Guardian Towers: One game-by-game reporter, one degree and even more unsunny.
The scene in Melbourne: 15,000 fans, 33 degrees, humid and unsunny.
This, not incidentally, is why California's worldbeating solar plant is being built by a company HQ'd in notoriously unsunny Germany.
To cap things off, a published selection from the journals in 1991 gave vivid testimony to the presence of an unsunny life, during most of which, as Benjamin Cheever put it, his father "suffered from a loneliness so acute as to be practically indistinguishable from a physical illness."
Tomorrow is the Presidential Election of course, and the Samizdata commentariat is in its usually unsunny mood (see this posting today in particular).