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Definition 1: not experiencing or inspiring joy - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where joyless or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a joyless man
  • a joyless occasion
  • joyless evenings

(joyless is similar to ...) suited to or suggestive of a grave or burial

"funereal gloom" "hollow sepulchral tones"

(joyless is similar to ...) lacking mirth

(joyless is similar to ...) not smiling

(means also ...) causing sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy

"the economic outlook is depressing" "something cheerless about the room" "a moody and uncheerful person" "an uncheerful place"

(means also ...) experiencing or marked by or causing sadness or sorrow or discontent

"unhappy over her departure" "unhappy with her raise" "after the argument they lapsed into an unhappy silence" "had an unhappy time at school" "the unhappy (or sad) news" "he looks so sad"

(means also ...) experiencing or marked by or expressing sorrow especially that associated with irreparable loss

"sorrowful widows" "a sorrowful tale of death and despair" "sorrowful news" "even in laughter the heart is sorrowful"

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