What is the opposite of funny?

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Adjective
Opposite of marked by humor or something that motivates laughter
“There were serious undertones to the film may have initially seemed playful and innocent.”
Adjective
Opposite of deviating from what is considered normal
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“He may seem special to you, but to me, he is as common as the next man.”
Adjective
Opposite of strange, usually arousing suspicion
“Because of his outspoken and arrogant nature, many people had a hard time considering Michael to be a trustworthy person.”
Adjective
Opposite of not in good health
“After recovering from a terrible bout of flu, I now feel well again.”
Adjective
Opposite of marked by humor or something that motivates laughter
“The tragic love story was adapted into a film by a renowned filmmaker from Poland.”
Adjective
Opposite of cheerfully unconcerned about the future or things in general
“He was, in spite of all his genius and accomplishment, a troubled man seeking his own truth.”
Adjective
Opposite of deviating from what is considered normal
Adjective
Opposite of encouraging or arousing enjoyment, interest or enthusiasm
Adjective
Opposite of amusingly unconventional and idiosyncratic
Adjective
Opposite of difficult or impossible to understand, explain, or identify
“From the splintered wood and plasterboard it was clear that this section had been constructed long after the original building.”
Adjective
Opposite of treating serious issues with inappropriate humor
“I was being sincere when I accepted your challenge to a boxing match.”
Adjective
Opposite of having a sociable and likable personality
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“Joe was an unsociable and obnoxious little boy who antagonized everyone around him.”
Adjective
Opposite of subject to dispute or questions
“There was undeniable evidence of the hostility to the union on the part of both the captain and the first mate.”
Adjective
Opposite of strange or unfamiliar in nature
“This is a known software bug that will be fixed in the next release.”
Adverb
(nonstandard) Opposite of in an unusual way
“After surgery, you will breathe normally again.”
Noun
Opposite of something said to cause amusement or laughter
“A slight smile interrupted the seriousness of his face, or perhaps, accentuated its solemnity.”
Noun
Opposite of a witty remark
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