antithalian

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

anti- +‎ thalian

AdjectiveEdit

antithalian ‎(comparative more antithalian, superlative most antithalian)

  1. Opposed to fun or festivity.
    • 1818, Thomas Love Peacock, Nightmare Abbey
      Mr Toobad described her as being [] altogether as gloomy and antithalian a young lady as Mr Glowry himself could desire for the future mistress of Nightmare Abbey.
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