What are the antonyms for CONVIVIAL?

Synonyms for CONVIVIAL

Usage Examples for CONVIVIAL

  1. The experience to which Plautus bears witness, like that attributed to his contemporaries in the lines Ennius ipse pater numquam nisi potus ad arma Prosiluit dicenda, and Narratur et prisci Catonis Saepe mero caluisse virtus, is indicative rather of the convivial 'abandon' of men of vigorous constitutions, than of the more deliberate and fastidious epicureanism of the poets of a later age. - "The Roman Poets of the Republic" by W. Y. Sellar
  2. After this short specimen of convivial conversation the four trudged on. - "A Hero of Romance" by Richard Marsh