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  • adj. Not sunny

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not sunny; not bright, dazzling, or radiant, as with pleasure or joy; gloomy.


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  • Maybe you have started to notice the unsunny side of human nature more closely now you live there.

    Shampoo Planet

  • 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. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • The scene at Guardian Towers: One game-by-game reporter, one degree and even more unsunny.

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  • The scene in Melbourne: 15,000 fans, 33 degrees, humid and unsunny.

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  • 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." Most Popular

  • Tomorrow is the Presidential Election of course, and the Samizdata commentariat is in its usually unsunny mood (see this posting today in particular).

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