Definition of unamused in English:

unamused

adjective

  • Not responding in a positive way to something intended to be amusing; feeling somewhat annoyed or disapproving.

    ‘she was unamused by some of the things written about her’
    • ‘My hairdresser is severely unamused at this intrusion, and begins cutting my hair forcefully and faster, with her lips pressed tightly together.’
    • ‘In a similar way, the first time I saw The Office I was pretty unamused, but after another episode or two I loved it.’
    • ‘There is a nice shot of contrast, capturing a black woman in the audience doubled over in hysterics, while behind her at the edge of frame sits the unamused glare of an alabaster female face.’
    • ‘Even the most open-minded and forward thinking of us will be unamused, baffled by its popularity.’
    • ‘Seeing Eva's unamused look, he quickly added, ‘Why, of course I'll join you for tea.’’
    • ‘But the woman looked back at him with disdain, unamused.’
    • ‘One deeply unamused officer strides purposefully up the street to me.’
    • ‘Simpson, however, was still in that unamused and unamusable state of a very drunk man who is wondering whether he can avoid being sick, and he did not respond.’
    • ‘Let us say that she was… unamused… to discover that still more time had to elapse before her movie.’
    • ‘Now Dolly was really unamused, and came over to me, to complain.’
    • ‘Well I can imagine Banksy being unamused by the first of those.’
    • ‘She said she looked like a mess then, and I could hear an unamused lady at the table next to us mutter, ‘Yeah, right.’’
    • ‘This was greeted by a flood of laughter, and Sasha's voice, unamused.’
    • ‘His unamused plutocratic patrons had it painted out.’
    • ‘In fact, I'm not sure I'm conveying how unamused he looked.’
    • ‘He looked at his partner with an unamused expression on his face.’
    • ‘His face looked distant though, and rightly unamused.’
    • ‘They sat there with expressions perplexed, paranoid, perturbed, patently unamused.’
    • ‘In fact, from what I understand via this gruff, unamused, and obviously overworked nurse, white Vaseline is used in dermal allergy testing as a base.’
    • ‘Bird-lover Johnson was unamused: ‘I didn't think it was all that funny.’’
    humourless, grim, glum, moody, sour, surly, dour, sullen, sulky, gloomy, scowling, glowering, sombre, lugubrious, mournful, melancholy, melancholic, doleful, miserable, dismal, grumpy, churlish, grouchy
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Pronunciation

unamused

/ʌnəˈmjuːzd/