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What is the opposite of humour?

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Noun
Opposite of the quality, fact or aspect of being amusing or funny
Noun
Opposite of a sudden desire or change of mind
Noun
Opposite of a person's temperament or state of mind, especially in terms of their being angry or calm
Noun
Opposite of the capacity of people to maintain belief in an institution or a goal, or even in oneself and others
Noun
Opposite of a sudden and unaccountable change of mood or behavior
Noun
Opposite of the state or quality of being ludicrous
Noun
Opposite of a person's or animal's nature, especially as it permanently affects their behaviour
Noun
Opposite of a sudden desire or change of mind, especially one that is unusual or unexplained
Noun
Opposite of a temporary state of mind, feeling or emotion
“I just don't think I can continue to live in a place that embraces and nurtures apathy as if it was a virtue.”
Noun
Opposite of a sudden desire or change of mind, especially one that is unusual or unexplained
Noun
Opposite of professional entertainment consisting of jokes and sketches, intended to make an audience laugh
Noun
Opposite of the innate or essential qualities or character of a person or animal
“The experience would teach her many valuable lessons about life.”
Noun
Opposite of a phenomenon that becomes popular for a very short time
Noun
Opposite of the basic or inherent features, character, or qualities of something
“On the outside, everything appeared to be normal, but the reality was far from conventional.”
Verb
Opposite of to indulge, accommodate, or go along with the whims or desires of someone
Verb
Opposite of to treat with great care, attention or indulgence
Verb
Opposite of to approve of something, or to allow something to happen
Verb
Opposite of to praise or compliment, typically excessively or insincerely
Verb
Opposite of to make happy or give pleasure to
“John McClane was starting to displease Hans Gruber with his cowboy antics in the Nakatomi Plaza building.”
Verb
Opposite of to do a favor, or show beneficence toward
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Opposite of to act in an obsequious way in order to gain favor or mercy
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Opposite of to observe or comply with
Verb
Opposite of go easy on
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