- r in a humorless manner
he reacted rather humorlessly to these rumors
- He is utterly and humorlessly self-absorbed and believes his own sensibility to be unique.
- The boys squabble endlessly, humorlessly, inconsequentially, and Lindo and Woodard, both fine actors, are given only one note apiece to sound, respectively patience and impatience.
- Having perused well the chronicle of the week, the Vigilant Patriot views with alarm:" Waltzing poodles bombinating humorlessly.