joyless

[ joi-lis ]SEE DEFINITION OF joyless

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR JOYLESS

"No," she said, slowly, joyless resignation mingling with pride in her voice.

To me they are written in the dreary memory of a joyless, weary existence.

Thereon Drepanum receives me in its haven and joyless border.

Bertha had never mingled with a gay crowd in so joyless a mood.

These rays were joyless to the heart of the poor young girl, who wept and prayed.

She glanced at him out of the corners of her eyes; if she was joyless, no less was he.

Of all false doctrines that of the sour-faced, joyless puritan is the falsest.

Without woman the two extremities of life would be helpless, and the middle of it joyless.

The future was dark and forbidding, as the past had been joyless and hopeless.

They take colour from sunlight, and are joyless in colour as in shade.

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