Đồng nghĩa của solemn

Alternative for solemn

Đồng nghĩa: dismal, dreary, gloomy, glum, grave, serious, somber,

Trái nghĩa: frivolous,

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Of a serious or important nature or consequence
serious earnest sober somber consequential exigent glum profound sedate significant staid weighty considerable critical crucial important major material pivotal severe stern substantial urgent vital acute appreciable dour gloomy grim humourless key monumental portentous sombre austere eventful grave heavyweight momentous big difficult downbeat hard heavy heavy-duty hefty humorless major league quiet sad tough uncomic underlined cold sober no-nonsense matter of life and death far-reaching high-priority of consequence of great import of great importance of moment of significance all-important of great consequence life and death life-and-death big deal no laughing matter no joke unsmiling sobersided po-faced decisive intense sullen serious-minded deadpan strict unhumorous dull long-faced stony-faced dry businesslike dismal cheerless mournful straight boring tedious sour rigid subdued unamusing thoughtful joyless straight-faced poker-faced heavy-going stiff impassive expressionless pressing blank contemplative pensive saturnine dreary douce puritanical leaden sage dignified funereal composed resolved introspective reflective ruminative resolute ponderous muted forbidding paramount leading prime sizable fateful prominent influential powerful meaningful landmark principal super bookish bound and determined deep in thought eminent fundamental big-time big league historic grim-faced strategic exceptional valuable main earth-shattering mammoth tectonic super colossal earthshaking unplayful strictly business stone-faced essential primary cardinal central great capital noteworthy determining notable chief overriding imperative predominant dominant outstanding conspicuous dire foremost large-scale telling burning grand focal extensive integral supreme uppermost especial preeminent mighty indispensable pronounced remarkable striking large pertinent core intrinsic deciding epoch-making life-changing salient premier top-priority impressive ruling impactful almighty primal master high-level major-league determinative necessary sovereign deep special pre-eminent potent sweeping noticeable signal worthwhile apocalyptic distinguished highest famous obvious marked immediate imposing first drastic renowned high-profile illustrious radical climacteric prevailing celebrated acclaimed earth-shaking arch desperate world-shaking world-shattering big-league noted compelling sensational unforgettable overbearing prior overmastering sovran greatest preponderant conclusive extreme controlling requisite number-one front-page newsworthy of great moment imperious required top forceful number one dominating must-have effective vitally important now or never glorious life-or-death of the utmost importance of the essence emphatic numero uno governing worrying egregious overwhelming germane dynamic invaluable champion topmost star stellar massive page-one prodigious unmissable tremendous real of import arresting quintessential importunate emergency sore impelling necessitous of vital importance life-saving extremely important life or death extraordinary terrible clamant driving crying parlous emergent overruling called-for demanded very great milestone climactic prerequisite mandatory needed much strong distinctive headline rare resonant memorable keynote worthy of attention carrying a lot of weight quantum uncommon generous glaring unusual unordinary ponderable particular much needed very important staple basic testing ill-fated doomful unlucky direful inauspicious ominous resultful trying searching settling psychological moving intrusive projecting protruding relevant arrestive jutting obtrusive clamorous widespread respected touchy insistent showdown climatic good respectable revered prestigious admired storied touch and go hanging by thread on thin ice top-tier superior venerable wide-ranging broad famed feted ascendant prevalent dynamite solid gold of repute super-duper well thought of much touted to the max something unreal something else mondo highly rated fab fat well received of distinction of high standing doozie immortal well-known popular blanket all-embracing overarching omnipotent superlative official of greatest importance reigning predominate biggest supervisory transcendent directing all-powerful absolute authoritative surpassing holding the reins overpowering efficacious largest arbitrary senior world-class trendsetting noble regnant big-wheel high-powered exalted big-name puissant big-shot hot-dog winning notorious seminal high-ranking big-gun far-flung expansive comprehensive ambitious extended wide rangy pervasive wholesale far-ranging in-depth across-the-board across the board pointed instrumental top-level overshadowing dangerous grievous of concern of note most important most obvious most prominent most noticeable

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Absorbed in thought
brooding pensive thoughtful contemplative introspective meditative reflective ruminative deep in thought musing thinking cogitative philosophical studious philosophic broody prayerful serious analytical ruminant museful dreamy reflecting pondering calculating discerning grave earnest dreaming scholarly wise enlightened rational erudite learned measured considered keen knowing cerebral careful prudent studied intellectual brainy intelligent logical astute deliberate deep-thinking absorbed engrossed preoccupied wistful deliberative rapt wary cautious observative retrospective intent observant immersed in thought lost in thought in a brown study speculative reasoning deep excogitative daydreaming probing meditating attentive miles away contemplating ruminating melancholy abstracted in a reverie mulling things over contrivable devisable intentional thought through premeditated calculated thinking about lost planned purposeful cogitating sober quiet profound reasonable in brown study cultured sensible deliberating judicious with one's head in the clouds longing sad yearning mournful forlorn disconsolate plaintive woebegone rueful doleful nostalgic regretful vague distracted desirous wishful hopeless inattentive distrait intangible absent misty shadowy wool-gathering unreal absent-minded fantastic chimerical phantasmagoric faraway dreamlike phantasmagorical beautiful whimsical otherworldly excellent nightmarish astral unsubstantial immaterial introvertive mythical marvellous marvelous superb illusory imaginary far away with your head in the clouds out of this world

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Formal and dignified in nature
dignified formal stately ceremonial ceremonious distinguished courtly official conventional portentous portly reverential staid important momentous starchy august imposing stiff proper decorous pompous imperial regal proud punctilious majestic imperious stilted correct reserved rigid nice sedate distingué just so respectable stiff-necked ritualistic bureaucratic prescribed stuffed-shirt traditional stuffy sober prim priggish fogeyish conservative strait-laced stodgy noble strict prudish starched mannered square austere lofty exalted straight uptight upright lordly grand kingly venerable old-fashioned stick-in-the-mud fuddy-duddy of the old school eminent highbrow honourable composed gracious serious impressive honorable couth refined magnificent sombre great respected aristocratic magisterial somber grave highfalutin' nifty superior self-respecting civil courteous precise deferential exact ritual measured affected deliberate scrupulous grandiose seemly slow-moving puritanical Victorian prissy schoolmarmish old-maidish schoolmistressy goody-goody moralistic Grundyish genteel niminy-piminy narrow-minded narrow mimsy governessy prim and proper straitlaced bluenosed straightlaced smug nice-nelly severe puritan demure polite tight-laced Pecksniffian fastidious overnice particular moral self-righteous sanctimonious sententious censorious holier-than-thou bigoted shockable pedantic old-maid stern overmodest forbidding rigorous finicky fussy meticulous overscrupulous self-satisfied artificial careful orthodox po-faced conforming square-toed ascetic pietistic pious fanatical disapproving hair-shirt spartan ornate elaborate Pharisaic abstemious abstinent hypocritical complacent vain pi squeamish forced straight-laced god-fearing unctuous virtuous PC overexact simpering mincing pretentious offish illiberal blue-nose cleanly good dapper stickling choosy spic-and-span snobbish spruce wooden nit-picking unnatural laboured strained politically correct goody two-shoes icy frigid unrelaxed impersonal deadly musty conformist labored humourless fusty old-fogeyish foetid self-important hot bloated warm fetid arrogant smoky supercilious humorless smelly puffy as dry as dust conscientious decent diligent thorough painstaking accurate attentive ultra-careful studious right standard suitable befitting fitting unbending religious persnickety detailed mathematical perfectionist methodical fit approved mannerly civilized accepted well-mannered precious inflexible unsympathetic aloof epicene hair-splitting exacting finical pernickety nitpicking demanding apt appropriate usual customary remote unfriendly haughty detached diplomatic kosher OK withdrawn unsocial undemonstrative restrained unapproachable uncommunicative reticent taciturn antisocial unforthcoming unresponsive laborious acceptable becoming de rigueur civilised okay done overconscientious heedful assiduous conscionable observant punctual formalistic straight arrow keeping people at arm's length by the numbers stand-offish comme il faut right stuff namby-pamby goody-two-shoes right on good eye

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Sacred, or having a spiritual element
holy divine hallowed religious sacred sanctified spiritual ritual devotional blessed consecrated revered venerable blest venerated sacrosanct sacral consecrate ecclesiastical saintly sacramental pure enshrined pious unprofane numinous immortal exalted godly immaculate heavenly theistic inviolable anointed supernatural devoted to God dedicated to God eternal reverenced reverend dedicated cherished angelic devout churchly righteous sainted canonical moral prayerful church saintlike godlike virtuous scriptural apostolic god-fearing priestly good faithful pietistic devoted reverent clerical glorified innocent upright theological orthodox sacerdotal ministerial believing ecclesiastic perfect unworldly spotless doctrinal humble seraphic just chaste clean pastoral non-secular prelatic parsonical pietistical beatified untouchable faultless untainted uncorrupt sublime undefiled unassailable God-fearing deistic sectarian ecclesial bible biblical ordained canonized non-temporal churchy worshipped sinless pontifical papal episcopal canonised worshiped deified born-again reverential evangelic Christian honoured otherworldly ethereal dogmatic hierological metaphysical mystical theologic reserved messianic special respected honored adored evangelical churchgoing dutiful blameless celestial deific purified classical prophetic ethical clerkly vicarial schismatic moralizing smug moralising worshipful worshiping ceremonial uncorrupted stainless irreproachable beatific worthy guiltless set apart hieratic rectorial presbyteral among the angels upstanding seraph worshipping theocratical cleric monastic monkish rabbinical parsonish parochial diaconal full of good works supplicant supplicating pleading beseeching inalienable unchallengeable unalterable soliciting entreating absolute unbreakable impregnable imploring suppliant supplicatory intemerate firm uninfringeable indestructible unbreachable inviolate

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Characterized by deep sincerity
genuine sincere earnest heartfelt honest committed firm sworn unconditional wholehearted formal unfeigned profound true deep fervent warm ardent cordial devout hearty dinkum eager enthusiastic full-hearted from the heart heart-to-heart bona fide deeply felt passionate deepest open dear real upfront serious meant unpretending pretensionless undissembled actual undesigning authentic twenty-four carat honest to God unaffected unpretended unpretentious candid frank artless truthful natural guileless devoted zealous up front trustworthy unquestionable righteous unadulterated uncontrived unforced positive complete forthright staunch absolute total dedicated thorough steadfast loyal determined unwavering steady vehement constant whole-souled resolute impassioned fervid untainted reliable easy unimpeachable valid known well-established simple unstilted pukka pure unartificial unassumed unmannered without airs on the level faithful legitimate credible creditable intense fair dinkum decided in earnest serious-minded resolved meaning what one says meaning business hell-bent set adamant definite intent deliberate keen pledged active down-the-line fast good true-blue card-carrying pious stanch deep-dyed red-hot heart-and-soul venerating goody-goody revering worshipping pietistic worshiping adherent adoring emphatic true blue goody two-shoes mad keen unstinting unshakeable categorical unambiguous unqualified full unreserved solid unequivocal unflinching unlimited undivided unrestricted unmitigated sure unswerving unfaltering utter unalloyed enduring thoroughgoing undiluted unquestioning outright stalwart abiding entire fullhearted whole-hearted out-and-out without reservations hundred percent never-failing

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Having a somber or dismal atmosphere or nature
dismal bleak miserable dark dreary depressing desolate gloomy sombre cheerless comfortless funereal somber forlorn morose depressive glum sullen wretched cold dire disconsolate drear godforsaken gray morbid black chill darkening grey lugubrious murky plutonian saturnine sepulchral tenebrific tenebrous cloudy dreich elegiac elegiacal lonely lonesome sunless Cimmerian sad melancholy joyless mournful grim doleful depressed unhappy sorrowful dejected despondent blue drab woeful disheartening dolorous melancholic downcast woebegone crestfallen grave dull dispiriting down in the dumps dour sorry down hopeless down in the mouth oppressive uninviting discouraging heartrending downhearted distressed dispirited sober austere piteous abject grief-stricken pessimistic low humorless humourless rueful dingy dim unwelcoming pathetic low-spirited cast down serious inconsolable heartbreaking in low spirits tearful despairing stark afflicted unpromising hurting heartbroken spiritless anguished mirthless saddening uncomfortable mourning grieving distressing earnest severe broken-hearted in the dumps tragic troubled bare inhospitable foreboding clinical impersonal teary moody institutional bad saddened stony-faced heartsick sedate heartsore down-and-out dirgelike drearisome bland dejecting draggy mopey unsmiling devastated wintery wintry jarring sorrowing subdued moping long-faced heavy-hearted lamentable brokenhearted painful heavyhearted droopy hangdog troubling in the doldrums lamenting with a long face stern dirge-like pained weighty forbidding bitter disheartened staid pensive downbeat unfavorable unfavourable sourpuss muted pitiable pitiful poor demoralized ominous crushed brooding no-nonsense poker-faced unamused sobersided Eeyorish defeatist in the pits taciturn chap-fallen sulky grievous po-faced demoralised acheronian cut up ruthful in a blue funk bowed down out of sorts in pain singing the blues withdrawn uncaring unimpassioned ruined abandoned deserted poignant plaintive stony nostalgic waste unmoved threnodic threnodial dreadful solitary spartan unpropitious moving touching sinister awful adverse disadvantageous inauspicious maudlin overcast obscure deathly hollow Stygian bereft horrible portentous disappointing exequial funebrial deathlike cynical sunk in gloom bad-tempered grumpy uncommunicative oppressed weary dragged crabbed mopish surly chapfallen broody ugly feel-bad negative lorn upset atrocious worthless phlegmatic ill-tempered unresponsive companionless frowning glowering regretful reflective hard gloom-ridden given to looking on the black side fatalistic choked blue funk gutted looking on the black side acherontic discouraged dolent full of sorrow sick at heart in mourning tear-jerking affecting in sorrow powerless calamitous helpless bummed downtrodden sour hapless having blue devils having the blahs worrying harsh hurt tormented disappointed horrid suffering tortured luckless squalid distrustful doubting unenthusiastic suspicious chilly unfortunate alarmist strained discontented wounded despicable contemptible foul sordid destroyed agonized ailing racked agonised disgraceful shameful vile execrable trashy rotten shoddy inferior deplorable lousy unpleasant disagreeable terrible filthy fed up on a downer bereaved indigent scungy impoverished destitute displeasing detestable derisory scurvy aggrieved heavy poverty-stricken weeping wailing distraught dolesome bewailing bemoaning aching grieved in despair funeral plangent weepy deploring emotional angst-ridden in tears shot down desperate as sick as a parrot perturbed broken dismayed bummed out base tristful plagued down-hearted sick as a parrot anxious harrowed traumatized resigned displeased bothered lachrymose traumatised sobbing heavy with grief sunk whimpering blubbering racked with suffering snivelling wistful all torn up listless in grief in doldrums paltry mean harrowing sniveling compassionate stirring commiserative arousing shabby overwhelmed beggarly haunted suicidal remorseful unconsolable persecuted disturbing overcome gut-wrenching worried crying overcome with sorrow harassed concerned disconcerted down-in-the-mouth disillusioned disgruntled distressful discombobulated uptight bugged shook irked racked with pain antsy unsatisfied disenchanted disturbed cheesed off cast-down greeting weighed down long-suffering blubbing shook up larmoyant down in dumps blubbery bawling dysphoric close to tears languorous triste moist howling watery languid wet on the verge of tears mortified sorry for oneself heart-rending intimidated pining lame prostrate with grief shattered unable to be comforted unable to be consoled fraught brassed off ripped torn-up discontent bleeding stricken beside oneself with grief bummed-out griefstricken damp daunted merciful derisible meagre to be pitied meager small in distress impaired cursed bearish shaken vexed unnerved agitated discomposed ruffled disquieted tear-filled doomed crummy down and out uneasy in anguish wrecked discountenanced flustered aflutter at the end of one's tether at one's wits' end angry annoyed cross unmitigable down in mouth spooked languished crabby cheap inadequate insignificant jumpy unglued apologetic sick strung out up the creek without hope frantic sensitive teary-eyed mawkish with tears in one's eyes careworn no-win strabilious in a stew in a tizzy ground down sore anxiety-ridden burned contused guilt-ridden afraid can't win not a prayer in the soup worn down worn out hag-ridden at end of one's rope at the end of your tether disconcerting dissatisfied frustrated discomfited horrific difficult dismaying chagrined miffed shocking unnerving ghastly unlucky testing unwelcome alarming parlous upsetting regrettable aghast beaten worsted vanquished let down taken down baulked objecting balked mephitical hellish irritable unkind repellant repellent bewildering loathsome vexing agonizing appalling off-putting annoying abhorrent troublesome galling perturbing agonising perplexing distasteful frightening unpalatable revulsive frustrating macabre daunting unamusing aggravating uncongenial irritating unpleasing irksome repugnant

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Impressive or grand in size, appearance, or manner

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Severe or strict in manner or attitude
austere stern severe strict harsh cold hard formal grim flinty grave rigorous serious stiff unfeeling forbidding dour reserved steely stony chilly frigid frosty icy stringent stuffy unemotional unfriendly unrelenting unsmiling aloof distant exacting inflexible unsympathetic authoritarian fierce gruff illiberal louring rigid tough unbending uncharitable unforgiving unyielding intimidating lowering ramrod remote rough rugged solid astringent earnest inexorable obdurate somber sombre ungentle hard-boiled hard-nosed heavy-handed mean-looking no-nonsense sour sullen surly morose stark bleak glum sober frowning crabbed sulky disapproving savage humourless humorless grievous implacable bitter excruciating boot-faced inhospitable gloomy dismal dreary uncommunicative poker-faced dejected melancholic ugly saturnine hard-faced moody difficult fiery angry brooding crabby cast-iron dark hostile mortified furious critical unappeasable mean joyless cheerless ferocious oppressive cruel uninviting relentless dire pitiless unapproachable formidable uncompromising inhuman brutal threatening churlish grumpy fell sinister menacing cross burdensome trying repressive onerous nasty searing staid sobersided sedate distressing murderous scowling resolute weighty po-faced uncomic gray splenetic grouchy cantankerous glowering vicious grey truculent crusty bad awful agonising harrowing disastrous straitened unendurable comfortless crushing spartan calamitous biting wretched uncomfortable agonizing tortuous painful scabrous discomforting bad-tempered ill-tempered violent ruthless fiendish barbaric barbarous merciless brutish frightening malevolent callous sadistic heartless bloodthirsty bestial beastly venomous wicked hellish remorseless abhorrent inhumane monstrous foreboding evil aggressive disagreeable unrestrained repellent off-putting malignant malicious unpleasant brute baleful unmerciful butcherly wild fearsome bloody frightful strait-laced cutthroat grim-faced horrible spiteful feral atrocious dangerous rancorous untamed raging tigerish ominous abominable unruly unkind wanton vile sanguinary terrible diabolical uncontrollable infernal crazed hurtful vindictive cold-blooded offensive odious repulsive unsparing unwelcoming overbearing cool unhospitable tight-lipped wolfish ravening homicidal devilish grum demoniac treacherous destructive lupine ravenous voracious stormy crude coarse insensitive unconcerned uncaring bearish heinous tactless indifferent revengeful vengeful turbulent volatile inauspicious unsafe murky tumultuous morbid intimidatory dodgy ill-boding grudge-bearing resentful ill-disposed desperate depraved uncivilised minatory deadly viperous minacious nefarious serpentine uncivilized villainous abandoned rowdy hard-hearted poisonous mean-spirited acrimonious evil-intentioned ill-natured malign avenging maleficent wreakful retaliatory grudging out for revenge catty malefic hateful rabid convulsive impetuous delirious full of spleen incessive raving enraged undomesticated fearful frantic rapacious infuriated mad animalistic primitive biffo aggers

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Done in a pompously or overly solemn manner so as to impress
portentous pompous self-important ponderous pontifical bombastic declamatory grandiloquent sonorous inflated oratorical overblown overripe rhetorical arrogant grave haughty pretentious serious boastful lofty conceited imperious overbearing highfalutin vain superior flaunting puffy self-centered self-centred puffed up high and mighty affected grandiose ostentatious proud supercilious flatulent presumptuous magisterial vainglorious uppity important bloated windy egotistic domineering bragging fustian boasting narcissistic showy lordly uppish huffish snippy chesty overweening huffy peremptory bumptious stiff-necked cavalier toplofty toploftical presuming sniffy snobbish condescending swaggering selfish masterful assumptive self-assertive self-asserting la-de-da high-and-mighty high-handed high-minded high-hat la-di-da highfaluting hoity-toity stuck-up ranting posh poncey prideful disdainful swanky puffed-up fancy-pants self-satisfied swollen with pride high-flown turgid magniloquent high-sounding ornate braggart pedantic orotund Falstaffian arty-farty euphuistic dogmatic doctrinaire opinionated inflexible opinionative adamant opinioned prejudiced dictatorial uncompromising dogmatical biased cocksure bigoted rigid obdurate obstinate authoritarian pigheaded intolerant unyielding apostolic stubborn wilful headstrong pontificating self-opinionated of fixed views single-minded bull-headed pig-headed sententious stiff hifalutin patronizing snooty splendid flowery magnificent overstated patronising exaggerated grand spectacular florid tumid verbose aureate purple overwrought stilted overdone rhetoric wordy extravagant gassy elaborate gaseous long-winded pleonastic periphrastic Ossianic magnific histrionic prolix fulsome strained laboured theatrical swollen exalted convoluted labored flamboyant rotund Ciceronian tedious epideictic imposing hyperventilated Demosthenic Demosthenean voluble eloquent over-elaborate garrulous rambling elevated high hyperbolic diffuse sesquipedalian dramatic circumlocutory lengthy meandering blathering big-talking windbag tumescent silver-tongued circuitous discursive big protracted fluent puffed loquacious stagy complicated tautological involved talkative mouthy elocutionary effusive repetitious logorrheic tortuous talky redundant formal palaverous grand-sounding majestic impressive heroic mannered actorly lexiphanic tiresome bold prim blustering fine overinflated shallow superficial breezy rhapsodic loudmouthed balderdash stodgy sublime verbal linguistic tall oratorial booming melodramatic arresting flashy stuffy high-falutin stuffed shirt stylistic Miltonian epic Homeric priggish fervid impassioned persuasive gesturing vivid forceful gesticulative senatorial loud noisy expressive intoning noble stentorian embellished contrived glib vocal articulate full of hot air euphistic tall-talking prattling expansive prating jabbering babbling gushing long erudite learned scholarly indirect digressive wandering yakking multiloquent big-mouthed gabby multiloquous gobby wittering ivory-tower tautologous repeating ambagious logorrhoeic yacking repetitive full of air with the gift of the gab having kissed the Blarney stone empty overlong long-drawn-out prolonged fancy fussy ornamented complex detailed decorated excessive rhapsodical overestimated

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Causing distress or emotional turmoil
painful distressing bad disconcerting horrendous horrible troublesome troubling unpleasant awful discomforting disquieting dreadful horrid horrific irksome objectionable terrible worrisome agonising agonizing appalling daunting distasteful forbidding grim horrifying loathsome miserable perturbing revolting rotten severe stressful torturous traumatic unpalatable unsettling woeful wretched abominable agitating annoying atrocious bitter crummy detestable difficult disagreeable discomposing dismal distressful disturbing doleful execrable foul frightful ghastly gruesome harrowing harsh humorless humourless irritating lousy mortifying nasty odious offensive poor repellent repugnant repulsive sober somber sombre unbearable uncomfortable unnerving unsavory upsetting vile abysmal deplorable depressing diabolical dire disgusting displeasing fraught frightening gloomy grave grisly gross hairy heartbreaking hideous icky lurid macabre nauseating nightmarish obnoxious regrettable sedate sickening stinking tormenting troublous unacceptable undesirable unendurable unfortunate unsatisfactory unwelcome vexatious worrying abhorrent affecting afflicting afflictive awkward cruel godawful grody grotty hellacious lamentable mean monstrous nauseous pathetic repellant sad saddening shocking sour tragic tragical ugly unappealing uncool unhappy uninviting yucky yukky anguished beastly concerning excruciating galling grievous heartrending hostile hurtful sorrowful uncongenial unlovely unpleasing unsavoury gut-wrenching heart-rending heart-breaking nail-biting nerve-racking nerve-wracking off-putting extremely bad disheartening bleak dark cheerless morose desolate dreary drab sullen drear joyless hopeless discouraging forlorn comfortless black glum chilling sorry alarming fearsome serious terrifying abject funereal morbid critical depressive sepulchral scary gray mournful grewsome grey shadowy terrific threatening ill-fated dangerous rueful squalid pitiable godforsaken sordid piteous shameful pitiful inferior formidable intimidating indigent intolerable scungy impoverished scurvy startling petrifying adverse tough unfavorable unfavourable awesome redoubtable imposing fearful austere dour injurious negative hard oppressive perilous weighty earnest deadly sobering fatal unamusing urgent destructive ruinous strenuous devastating acute far-reaching ill-starred straitened unpropitious strained unfriendly exacting ill-omened treacherous direful ill-boding sinister hard-pressed inhospitable inauspicious foreboding ominous parlous pressing discommodious precarious tortured harmful exigent messy jeopardous apocalyptic rocky troubled full of hardship doubtful very bad unearthly eerie grotesque ghostly melancholic melancholy dispirited gory cold tenebrous pitiless dingy murky mirthless lugubrious nightmare spookish weird shady sick God-awful unhealthy spooky death-obsessed unspeakable spine-chilling hair-raising ghoulish heinous creepy bloodcurdling hateful savage obscene from hell outrageous evil disgustful loathly wicked sick-making dread egregious hellish scandalous brutal despicable contemptible dismaying bloody spine-tingling twisted fiendish devilish vicious scaring unnatural gut-churning strange noxious blood-curdling unwholesome haunting eery uncanny menacing sadistic ruthless extreme insufferable merciless eldritch violent bloodthirsty deep noisome unforgivable desperate rancid fulsome baleful shuddersome dispiriting beyond the pale dim perverted deathly barbaric unsightly villainous poignant abnormal supernatural disgraceful murderous inhuman sanguine low-down nefarious sickly tasteless terrorizing barbarous infamous filthy brutish freaky base dreaded terrorising perverse warped vexing aberrant depraved bestial reprehensible flagitious exceptionable terribly bad unkind unpardonable calamitous sublime astounding inexcusable tremendous rebarbative bewildering overwhelming colorless lacklustre unexciting blah uninteresting uninspiring dull colourless boring monotonous lackluster depressed lonely dolorous lifeless humdrum taboo diabolic bone-chilling gripping blood-and-guts sanguinary blood-and-thunder cynical unthinkable unmentionable iniquitous Kafkaesque fierce satanic great degenerate ironic indescribable oppressed stark blood-stained exciting suspenseful electrifying thrilling misshapen fugly misproportioned reptilian nightmarey phantasmagorical unreal demonic animal beast immoral poverty-stricken callous lou causing fear huckery lewd wrong inconvenient disastrous punk excessive phantom preternatural heavy disappointing shameless frozen gnarly spectral stupefying insupportable vulgar infernal like death warmed up stunning astonishing amazing staggering haunted extraterrestrial mysterious other-worldly misanthropic mordacious pessimistic demoralizing bothersome surprising unlucky testing faint mortuary haggard wraithlike deathlike corpselike anemic weak anaemic as ugly as sin unlikable vomitous sleazy putrid glaring black-hearted flagrant low alien bizarre like the back end of a bus discommoding squicky festy stomach-churning cringe-making cloying surfeiting bogging stomach-turning sleazeball yecchy unappetizing yucko skanky scuzzy vomit-inducing mephitical irritable perplexing revulsive frustrating aggravating distressed sensational infected diseased ailing graphic exaggerated unsound malignant pathological melodramatic explicit not of this world phantasmal phantasmic onerous inhumane heartless butcherly brute truculent wanton brooding maleficent moody unusual irascible cacodemonic facinorous demoniac heavenly ethereal inappropriate hyperphysical demoralising trashy sensationalist extravagant overdramatized colourful rubbishy unrestrained ribald kitschy cheap salacious pulp prurient suggestive dirty shock-horror tacky vivid juicy yellow full-frontal fiery raunchy salty striking colorful off-color purple rough racy distinct garish

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Boring or severely lacking in interest
ponderous dull pedestrian dreary stodgy laboured stilted tedious boring lifeless plodding dry heavy monotonous uninteresting artificial awkward clumsy forced laborious pedantic tiresome unnatural serious stolid turgid arid colourless colorless drab drudging dusty flat ho-hum humdrum jading jejune leaden mind-numbing monochromatic numbing old slow stale stuffy stupid tame tiring wearisome weary wearying barren cardboard labored stiff vapid wooden unexciting prosaic insipid banal run-of-the-mill commonplace uneventful routine bland unimaginative lacklustre lackluster mundane uninspiring uninspired unvaried repetitious trite blah unremarkable samey tired ordinary spiritless unvarying repetitive fatiguing characterless sterile workaday quotidian common bromidic unoriginal hackneyed derivative soporific everyday featureless banausic deadly ho hum dull as dishwater as dry as dust enervating exhausting unstimulating monochrome vanilla prosy dim dullsville dreich draggy lacking variety dry as dust conventional dead mediocre uniform unexceptional unchanging unenjoyable unentertaining depressing nowhere wishy-washy soul-destroying nothing plain vanilla inane monotone mindless big yawn feeble limp vacuous bloodless interminable matter-of-fact stock weak passionless platitudinous sluggish mechanical lame dragging uncreative usual unrelieved toneless white-bread dismal dull as ditchwater desolate fuddy-duddy weariful prolix empty deadly dull corny day-to-day hacky yawnsome lacking variation ornery downcast innocuous treadmill lacking excitement lacking interest nondescript old hat no great shakes not up to much nothing to write home about common or garden unlively unpassioned unmemorable undistinctive neutral indistinct longwinded long-winded undistinguished second-rate trying irritating annoying indifferent depressed quiet sleepy slack unadventurous derived anaemic unanimated uninterested tepid trivial puerile boresome vexatious normal typical customary regular stagnant soulless simplistic crude meager meagre heavy-going formal droning average uninventive unproductive unprogressive inactive overlong staid garden variety garden-variety unspirited irksome without variety wintery raw sorrowful dispiriting damp oppressive wintry windy half-pie bog-standard OK so-so one-horse zestless non-stimulating verbose monotonic all the same reiterated recurrent sing-song samely unchanged unimpressed unmoved heavy-handed yawn antiseptic deadening pointless vacant pabulum mortal poky snooze a dime a dozen dead-and-alive weighty truistic unfeeling lusterless milk-and-water watery unexcited expressionless mat dulled unexpressive matte endless hack bleak dowdy plain flat as pancake puts one to sleep worn-out heavy going anemic run of the mill not so hot overused uninflected overworked unseasoned unpalatable blind sapless muted whitebread inoffensive stereotyped phoned in unobjectionable clichéd harmless hard to digest middle-of-the-road mainstream safe halfhearted diluted lead balloon namby-pamby long-drawn-out boiled down without punch out of date outdated old-fashioned outmoded archaic obsolete defunct extinct antiquated antediluvian superannuated hoary passé cliché-ridden timeworn antwacky out of the ark worn out played out cut and dried time-worn standard predictable familiar simple standard-issue cut-and-dry cut-and-dried unnoteworthy threadbare middling well-worn overdone forgettable moth-eaten zero cornball dime-store garden generic nothing special torpid factual unsentimental apathetic plebeian unpretentious lustreless practical literal deadpan shopworn cliche obligatory musty hackney cobwebby general insignificant not much cop down-to-earth nothing to get excited about miserable nitty-gritty terrestrial gray grey passable straightforward fair unemotional modest homespun unvarnished unembellished lowly medium sombre no-nonsense flavorless unadorned businesslike inferior run-of-the-mine run-of-mine second-class habitual flavourless bush-league homely level-headed hard-headed square natural dime-a-dozen hokey set bog standard somber accustomed familiar tune listless ten a penny useless suburban clear inconspicuous unromantic prevailing pallid unimpressive worthless inconsequential sober realistic tasteless tolerable pragmatic popular majority frequent traditional rational sensible unappealing established stereotypical ineffective plastic tripe humble cliché public amateurish amateur commonsensical sad bathetic wonted matter-of-course mean intermediate hardheaded earthy pragmatical emotionless fair to middling middle of the road phlegmatic unimpassioned unembroidered unaffected undistorted exact unidealistic not very good straight-thinking gloomy deep forlorn joyless shadowy tenebrous glum with both feet on the ground dingy depressive macabre funereal lonely dark grim dolorous morbid cheerless usual thing menial long prosing bummer drag cloying drear bomb literal-minded unenthusiastic shiftless unartistic not fun workday unspecial yawn producing earthbound wordy frustrating unpoetic unspectacular unexceptionable unfateful indecisive noneventful inconclusive casual informal anodyne basic no-frills ubiquitous household disheartening unsatisfying demoralizing unfulfilling cautious imitative old-hat out-of-date played-out old-chestnut old-saw boilerplate logical circumspect unambitious lazy diddly actual practicable prose clean moderate prudent worn not bad adequate jake poor half-hearted inadequate unimportant two a penny chary warmed-over exhausted drained used-up mildewed ready-made silly chain formulaic discreet settled waterish nerdy wimpy fair-to-middling attentive futile plain-Jane unextraordinary off-the-shelf backward soft mild drivelling nebbish driveling beige fatuous tenuous slight subdued blank meh accepted irrelevant inconsiderable paltry timid blending into the background vain profitless matter-of- fact unmotivated of poor quality decent fairish backwoods comatose demoralising piddling immaterial gingerly considerate careful heedful wary calculating indistinctive faceless noncommittal meaningless whatever unrewarding neither one thing nor the other conservative automatic overall fixed confirmed fruitless facile noplace dumb cornfed unenterprising behind the times ruling received aimless valueless unprofitable purposeless unnoticeable robotic brainless leery okay par for the course of little consequence of little importance of no consequence not worth mentioning of no importance of no great concern of no account well worn favourite time-honoured favorite ineffectual otiose unavailing hollow unsuccessful bootless inefficacious abortive unfruitful unfilled unprolific widespread unappetizing inedible no big deal undemanding unsavoury distasteful uneatable savourless uninviting obvious starch prevalent off-putting unpleasant unattractive disagreeable boiler plate regimented governmental utilitarian corporate functional institutional unsavory rudimentary ugly standard issue elementary faithful hard-boiled stoic naked cold-blooded truthful accurate impassive calm impersonal cold feasible

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Resembling or characteristic of an owl

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Calm, dignified, and unhurried
sedate calm composed tranquil placid serene serious dignified earnest unruffled collected proper sober cool demure imperturbable staid unflappable decorous quiet seemly steady grave serious-minded coolheaded equal formal level limpid peaceful possessed prim recollected self-composed self-possessed smooth stiff stuffy together undisturbed unperturbed unshaken untroubled unworried boring starchy stick-in-the-mud deliberate dispassionate somber sombre stately cold sober cool as cucumber unexcited businesslike grounded pacific hard-boiled down-to-earth self-controlled relaxed unfazed unflustered equable at peace unmoved unagitated poised cool, calm and collected nonplussed at ease unemotional laid-back chilled unbothered still unexcitable even-tempered controlled cool-headed nonchalant impassive easygoing equanimous level-headed phlegmatic undismayed stoical stolid levelheaded easy unconcerned as cool as a cucumber halcyon stilly temperate hushed assured sensible easy-going self-assured even restful casual rational resolute confident lown detached carefree balanced stable cool as a cucumber constant unanxious unstirred unaffected gentle stoic peaceable clearheaded happy-go-lucky devil-may-care reserved patient sleepy relaxing regular soothing insouciant moderate blithe uninterrupted unbroken undemonstrative blasé untouched retired mild contented disimpassioned comfortable trouble-free keeping your cool without a care in the world urbane reliable dependable unimpassioned fair content reasonable unshakable calmed realistic mature free from interference free from interruption free from disturbance commonsensical practical unflurried sound philosophical wise reposeful secure passionless self-confident centered centred mellow well-balanced in control sure of oneself full of common sense well balanced determined undaunted unchanging unvarying fine firm unalarmed uniform unflinching undistracted unvexed consistent invariable measured not moved nerveless elegant suave bovine civil complacent unfluctuating unaltering unalterable breezy good-natured docile irenic unperturbable blissful unhurried calming settled sure of yourself neutral stress-free mild-mannered pragmatic prudent circumspect sure sanguine quieted soothed repressed suppressed pellucid reconciled resting satisfied quiescent conciliatory sane judicious thick-skinned smug self-satisfied immovable easeful pleasant leisurely arcadian languid tranquillizing responsible low-pressure straight at rest anxiety-free in repose assertive fixed leisured soporific inactive motionless unswerving good calculable resigned keeping a stiff upper lip have one's act together not turn a hair keeping one's shirt on roll with punches hard as nails stiff upper lip unrushed having both feet on the ground self-restrained tranquilizing good-tempered well adjusted with one's feet on the ground well-adjusted restrained logical tolerant long-suffering accommodating forbearing fatalistic indulgent emotionless accepting enlightened philosophic profound deep deep-thinking learned uncomplaining moral ethical apathetic callous impassible indifferent cold-blooded aloof self-contained affectless inscrutable numb unfeeling insensible poker-faced unimpressible insusceptible indurated unrevealing matter-of-fact reticent hardened taciturn cold heartless inexcitable spiritless dry

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(of language) Associated with literary works or other formal writing

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Requiring, or involving, great mental or physical effort
demanding challenging difficult exacting hard taxing arduous tough testing wearing formidable gruelling onerous painstaking bruising burdensome daunting debilitating exhausting harsh ponderous rigorous stressful toilsome tortuous torturous uphill agonising agonizing excruciating fatiguing grueling laborious tedious tiresome tiring unforgiving backbreaking brutal cumbersome draining effortful forbidding galling grievous grinding harrowing heavy hellacious hellish herculean intolerable killer moiling murderous operose oppressive persnickety punishing rough rugged severe stiff strenuous stringent sweaty tall toilful troublesome trying unbearable wearisome wearying bothersome crushing distressful distressing exigent fierce gargantuan grim hairy intimidating jarring knackering painful pressing sapping thorny unpleasant unyielding upstream vigorous weighty ambitious backbreaker depleting imperious killing shattering tricky unsparing back-breaking Herculean Augean energy-consuming time-consuming pick-and-shovel intense labored serious laboured insufferable unremitting immense ominous titanic worksome problematic prohibitive merciless not easy hard-won no picnic ferocious savage tough going easier said than done mighty colossal vicious cruel difficile unnerving gigantic dicey awful really hard problem hazardous nerve-racking high-impact slavish sticky torturesome unendurable tormenting staggering drudgy extreme marathon like getting blood out of a stone uncomfortable troubling very hard almighty impossible scabrous uphill battle crippling high-pressure discomforting complex abstruse stormy te complicated confused concentrated intensive recondite profound knotty grave heightened irksome enervating vexatious worrying relentless exasperating traumatic worrisome vexing mean awkward disturbing frustrating inconvenient enervative upsetting wicked unreasonable aggravating hectic maddening pressured fraught hefty strict terrible annoying inhuman superincumbent disagreeable pesky bitter hardhanded searing excessive pestilent irritating austere immoderate bad nagging monumental weary infuriating bold niggling nasty murder energetic impressive aggressive plaguy pestiferous pestilential punitive troublous rowdy carking prostrating exorbitant embittering hostile tense grandiose steep daring perturbing anxious unfair Sisyphean drastic draconian dreadful harassing unsettling extravagant lofty rankling concerning intractable ungovernable objectionable drudging repressive infernal irking agitating busy domineering elaborate inexorable despotic headache abrasive riling very difficult overwhelming ugly boring unmanageable wretched chafing nettling nettlesome peeving incommodious confounded undisciplined disorderly unjust recalcitrant large-scale wayward discouraging puzzling unruly rebarbative cussed pesty plaguey a stinker of a anxiety-ridden physical powerful stretching huge prodigious searching responsible withering racking chastening thoroughgoing massive unrelaxing strained uncharitable unkind fiendishly difficult tremendously difficult very challenging major unrelenting overtaxing overpowering plodding spartan mammoth careful hypercritical thorough precise critical nit-picking a nuisance dour protracted lengthy hardworking tight an imposition large order heavy sledding dogged overburdening high forceful heroic courageous slow by the book grating provoking displeasing no piece of cake shocking repugnant exerting swingeing sky-high inflated extortionate enraging lamentable deplorable unwelcome antagonizing harrying afflicting disappointing ghastly foul horrible rotten horrid vile audacious iniquitous inordinate outrageous teasing festering antipathetic appalling atrocious frightful horrendous abominable tyrannical industrious unsatisfying unattractive antagonising dictatorial unrealistic grand intrepid autocratic offensive enough to try the patience of a saint enough to drive you up the wall undemocratic grotty pretentious visionary frantic chaotic improbable ballsy brash idealistic unfeasible insupportable perverse tyrannous fanciful unreal magnificent active eventful frenzied frenetic lively authoritarian iron-fisted lousy beastly improper unlikely overbearing pitiless ruthless coercive anti-democratic disquieting discomposing mystifying high-handed overweening peremptory from hell unacceptable egregious importunate turbulent restless far-fetched disheartening gloomy sombre dispiriting ironhanded rough going dismal depressive bleak heavy-handed somber depressing confining difficult to achieve infestive dangerous alarming damaging messy flustering animated madhouse tireless full tumultuous riotous furious bustling wild problematical bewildering intricate incomprehensible convoluted perplexing baffling confounding beyond bearing not to be borne full on spirited action-packed bumpy raucous a bummer of a disobedient rebellious dysfunctional defiant delinquent socially impaired belligerent willful self-willed naughty badly behaved uncooperative impudent erratic errant hot-tempered disturbed disruptive badly-behaved misbehaving whiny roguish sullen cantankerous undisciplinable loudmouthed contumacious ill-behaved bellicose incorrigible insolent maladjusted rude confrontational combative argumentative malicious ill-disciplined mischievous truculent pugnacious unrestrainable uncontrollable stubborn scrappy uncompliant rascally insubordinate uncontainable peevish devilish petulant indocile

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Shy and fond of being on one's own
demure modest bashful coy retiring shy diffident reserved unassuming reticent decorous meek prim mild prissy proper prudish quiet timid decent ladylike respectable sedate seemly shrinking sober staid strait-laced timorous chaste innocent maidenly priggish pure virginal virtuous backward coquettish down-to-earth goody-goody humble introverted kittenish lowly old-maidish puritanical recessive self-effacing sheepish starchy straight unpretentious withdrawn affected niminy-piminy retired square uptight blushing close earnest nice serious silent skittish unassertive unassured prim and proper restrained unobtrusive gentle cool vestal undefiled peaceful reclusive immaculate subdued self-restrained unsullied virgin uncommunicative secretive moral placid serene conventional inhibited undemonstrative solitary standoffish mousy uncorrupted unostentatious soft-spoken clean simple unsociable fearful unpresuming taciturn formal distant aloof cold self-contained cautious collected sinless close-mouthed self-conscious insecure offish wholesome media-shy nervous unconfident apprehensive unblemished plain hesitant discreet constrained unforthcoming composed soft polite G-rated unapproachable private eremitic aw-shucks docile embarrassed introvert celibate unaffected deferential refined uncompanionable abstinent lamblike incorrupt controlled intact unambitious withdrawing pure as the driven snow shamefaced detached maiden unboastful frigid unresponsive rabbity unwed peaceable misanthropic icy ceremonious noncommittal spotless stand-offish self-denying unmarried temperate reverent uncontaminated mim good elegant angelic faint-hearted inconspicuous submissive unpretending ordinary reluctant overmodest resigned becoming befitting low-key calm genteel inward-looking yielding fit dignified compliant fitting remote tentative wary suitable abashed unfriendly acquiescent forbearing closemouthed gentlemanly guarded laconic cowed self-controlled mannerly chary hermitic untainted tender pleasant upright right snobbish affable thoughtful tame manageable compassionate nongregarious guiltless pacific respectful moderate caring tight-lipped obliging stainless conforming done comely courteous lenient benevolent benign continent meet de rigueur well-mannered sympathetic austere in good taste softhearted untarnished mellow neat intemerate monogamous inexperienced impotent warmhearted gracious harmless free of sin squeaky clean unoffensive good-natured comme il faut tender-hearted mild-mannered non-confrontational arch flirtatious simpering genuine natural evasive artless ingenuous severe girlish delicate doubtful unsure introspective unaggressive apologetic low-profile unnoticeable independent honourable honorable orthodox unstained platonic antisocial isolated prudent self-doubting uncertain indrawn weak-kneed trembling quaking cowering unsocial ungregarious insular ashamed socially inhibited hermit-like hermitical contemplative self-absorbed self-interested pensive obsequious servile dubious suspicious flinching distrustful blenching unpoised subtle understated toned-down repressed low-keyed muted unflashy unrevealing eremetic easily frightened lacking courage casual unconcerned aseptic disinterested incurious retreated recluse uncurious uninterested indifferent egoless obedient unprotesting spineless unresisting spiritless ruminative meditative reflective inner-directed self-centred in line keeping a low profile reverential subservient by the numbers by the book free from vanity hiding one's light under a bushel self-deprecating ill at ease patient self-centered wimpish mousey yellow scary fearsome gutless yellow-bellied tremulous chicken sissy trepidatious fainthearted biddable resistless supplicatory seclusive secret non-communicative self-sufficient anchoritic eremitical all alone tractable sycophantic long-suffering nunlike unaffable unexpansive faint recreant cowardly poor-spirited afraid frightened scared shuddering conservative impeccable unimposing flawless not forward doubting inelaborate unextravagant righteous verecund recoiling blushful kind poor homely faithful pristine impeccant easily embarrassed faultless blameless small unadorned holy irreproachable white perfect uncorrupt unexcessive unembroidered economical unornamented token honest cleanhanded inculpable genial considerate amiable clean-living free from sin exemplary agreeable pleasing sackless unoffending chilly dumb unemotional tranquil pabulum Milquetoast tolerant nothing orderly wishy-washy zero longanimous passive lily-white understanding easygoing merciful congenial kindly likeable humane sociable bland goodhearted motherly fatherly loving sweet-tempered laid back good-humored sisterly dovelike tenderhearted lovable maternal brotherly cheerful likable large-hearted good-humoured kind-hearted friendly amicable dove-like forgiving kindhearted paternal Olympian free of not guilty whiter than white squeaky-clean as pure as the driven snow unruffled easy imperturbable unflappable sensitive steady complaisant serious-minded grave correct unshaken unperturbed together recollected untroubled self-composed level possessed coolheaded undisturbed stiff limpid equal unworried self-possessed stuffy smooth stick-in-the-mud boring soft-hearted appropriate sombre deliberate dispassionate stately somber cold sober tasteful tactful cool as cucumber courtly civilized polished couth well behaved well-behaved well mannered well bred seasonable ceremonial civilised au fait frosty impersonal cold-eyed unbending asocial mum mom dry unclubbable unsympathetic standoff cold-blooded haughty unwelcoming mute passionless unfeeling buttoned-up apathetic speechless clammed up emotionless glacial chill impassive wooden phlegmatic tongue-tied forbidding uncordial close-lipped stolid inhospitable gelid unexpressive hostile untalkative buttoned up disdainful clammy antiseptic brittle hard-eyed stony careful supercilious affectless uncongenial unenthusiastic tightlipped sententious incommunicable incommunicative wintry poker-faced wintery lukewarm coldish stoical frozen arctic stilted sparing uncommunicable laid-back unneighbourly stoic impassible numb cagey uninvolved hushed wordless circumspect unmoved curt brooding uppity dark callous inarticulate unspeaking unneighborly tight-mouthed cool, calm and collected judicious unexcitable stern rigid heartless on the QT matter-of-fact reasonable zipped uneasy voiceless dour clamlike measured at a loss for words unamicable clinical pompous offhand contained sensible politic dried-up uncivil offended impertinent procacious annoyed impudent insolent level-headed antagonistic nonchalant alert heedful hush-hush unpassioned abstract rational gingerly safe hard-hearted deadpan watchful vigilant mumchance attentive calculating flat cold-hearted balanced dummied up disciplined abstracted in check unimpassioned preoccupied mannered not talkative cold as ice businesslike strained lost for words awkward cloistered unloving unsentimental diplomatic enigmatic snooty cynical