Thesaurus / joyless

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It must not be supposed that young Willard's home was gloomy and joyless, because it was presided over by a religious woman.

Sword and PenJohn Algernon Owens

Poggibonsi was revealed to her as they sang—a joyless, straggling place, full of people who pretended.

Is Baddenskey, who sits wearily at his loom down there in joyless Spitalfields, a descendant?

Perhaps envy, more than virtue, will put me upon setting up beacons for them, when I grow old and joyless.

Clarissa, Volume 3 (of 9)Samuel Richardson

In the palpable and griping winter, death itself seemed to wind around him its skeleton and joyless arms.

Ernest Maltravers, CompleteEdward Bulwer-Lytton

He walked with a joyless, meditative tread, and his eyes were bent upon the ground.

The EuropeansHenry James

And as he sang, a realization of their pinched, joyless lives filled him with dismay.

In Wild Rose TimeAmanda M. Douglas

I made you lead a miserable existence, spend a joyless youth.

Other People's MoneyEmile Gaboriau

What these joyless young men saw when they squinted they never revealed.

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