She began to feel that there never was such a hard-worked injured person as Iris Graham, or such a dull, unamusing life as hers.
But though Fanny might forgive, she must have found it unamusing to forget.
Oh, just some vague, cautious slosh, not unamusing in its way—it'll get there all right.
A microscopic, but not unamusing, social life was in full swing.
A commercial courtship, as you express it, is not unamusing.
But if the controversy be unamusing, it shall, at least as far as I can render it so, be brief.
I saw Derry back in Cambridge Circus again, and his black oak furniture played the most unamusing tricks.
The song began—a long and unamusing ditty, topical in its points.
It would be no unamusing task for an antiquary with human instincts to dig and delve until he had re-peopled every residence.
And here was Wickwire himself, condemned to the dreariest fate ever devised by unamusing devils.
c.1600, "cheating;" present participle adjective from amuse (v.). Sense of "interesting" is from 1712; that of "pleasantly entertaining, tickling to the fancy" is from 1826. Noted late 1920s as a vogue word. Amusive has been tried in all senses since 18c. and might be useful, but it never caught on. Related: Amusingly.