unsmiling


unsmiling
adj. not smiling, unhappily

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • unsmiling — 1826, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + prp. of SMILE (Cf. smile) (v.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • unsmiling — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not smiling; serious or unfriendly. DERIVATIVES unsmilingly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • unsmiling — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • unsmiling — [[t]ʌ̱nsma͟ɪlɪŋ[/t]] ADJ An unsmiling person is not smiling, and looks serious or unfriendly. [LITERARY] He was unsmiling and silent. ...the unsmiling woman in the ticket booth. Syn: dour …   English dictionary

  • unsmiling — un|smil|ing [ʌnˈsmaılıŋ] adj literary looking serious and unfriendly ▪ an unsmiling face …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • unsmiling — adj.; unsmilingly, adv. * * * …   Universalium

  • unsmiling — adjective Not smiling; serious or grave Ant: smiling …   Wiktionary

  • unsmiling — Synonyms and related words: cheerless, decorous, demure, discontented, earnest, formal, frowning, grave, grim, grim faced, grim visaged, humorless, in bad humor, infestive, joyless, long faced, mirthless, miserable, out of humor, out of sorts,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • unsmiling — un|smil|ing [ ʌn smaılıŋ ] adjective seeming very serious or unfriendly …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • unsmiling — adjective not smiling; serious or unfriendly. Derivatives unsmilingly adverb unsmilingness noun …   English new terms dictionary


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