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: lacking a sense of humor
: lacking humorous characteristics
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earnest, grave, no-nonsense, sedate, serious, severe, sober, solemn, staid, uncomic, unsmiling, weighty
facetious, flip, flippant, humorous, jesting, jocular, joking, playful
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1671, in the meaning defined at sense 1
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