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Serious and humourless - thesaurus

Synonyms

serious

adjective

meaning what you say or do, and not making a joke

humourless

adjective

unable to see when something is funny, usually because of being too serious

substantial

adjective

dealing with important ideas in a serious way

sober

adjective

with a serious attitude

solemn

adjective

involving serious behaviour or serious attitudes

stolid

adjective

acting or thinking in a slow serious manner

deep

adjective

someone who is deep has very serious thoughts, ideas, or feelings

funereal

adjective

very slow or serious

religiously

adverb

if you do something religiously, you do it regularly and are very serious about it

seriously

adverb

in a way that shows that you think something is important

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More synonyms

a sense of humour failure

a situation in which you are unable to see that something is funny

for real

if something is for real, you are doing it seriously, not just practising or pretending

humorless

the American spelling of humourless

in earnest

serious and meaning what you say

lighten up

informal used for telling someone to be less serious

officious

adjective

showing disapproval showing an annoying tendency to take your position or status too seriously

po-faced

adjective

Britishinformal someone who is po-faced does not smile and looks as if they do not approve of what is happening, especially when other people are having fun

serious

adjective

someone who is serious thinks carefully about things and does not laugh much

serious

adjective

dealing with important, complicated, or difficult ideas or subjects

staid

adjective

serious and rather boring

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to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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