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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Offered, said, or done in dead seriousness.

Usage examples (35)
  • There is a certain humorlessness in your post and others like it that is garden variety insane.
  • Okay, I raised the subject of Obama's humorlessness.
  • The current American humorlessness is understandable.
  • I'm offended by padding, pedantry, and humorlessness. for more
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