un·​mer·​ry ˌən-ˈmer-ē How to pronounce unmerry (audio)
unmerrier; unmerriest
: lacking in gaiety or high spirits : not merry
a miserable, unmerry man

Examples of unmerry in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unmerry was before the 12th century

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“Unmerry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unmerry. Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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