un·​mer·​ry | \ ˌən-ˈmer-ē How to pronounce unmerry (audio) , -ˈme-rē \
unmerrier; unmerriest

Definition of unmerry

: lacking in gaiety or high spirits : not merry a miserable, unmerry man

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Recent Examples on the Web Puritans were particularly unmerry about Christmas celebrations. Ron Charles, Washington Post, "12 novels that changed the way we live," 7 May 2020

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First Known Use of unmerry

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Unmerry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unmerry. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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