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Serious and humourless

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

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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sandwich woman

a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career

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