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synonyms for joylessly

  • wistfully
  • cheerlessly
  • dejectedly
  • dismally
  • dolefully
  • gloomily
  • grievously
  • morosely
  • sorrowfully

antonyms for joylessly

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  • happily
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How to use joylessly in a sentence

Moments like these are the mothers in travail of a resolve joylessly conceived, undesired to clasp, Necessity's offspring.
LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
Dull and joylessly he did his duty, and deeper and deeper the lines became traced upon his forehead.
DAME CAREHERMANN SUDERMANN
I, who had centred everything round one thought, must now start joylessly along new paths.
RECOLLECTIONS OF MY CHILDHOOD AND YOUTHGEORGE BRANDES
All the same, as he saw that the man was thirsty and held out his glass, he poured wine for him, but he ate and drank joylessly.
THE LEGEND OF ULENSPIEGELCHARLES DE COSTER
The summer dragged along joylessly, and Keith had to fall back on Johan's company in so far as he could obtain it.
THE SOUL OF A CHILDEDWIN BJORKMAN
Turning his head towards me Captain C— smiled too, rather joylessly.
SOME REMINISCENCESJOSEPH CONRAD
Turning his head toward me, Captain C—— smiled, too, rather joylessly.
A PERSONAL RECORDJOSEPH CONRAD
He had the air of a man who looks coolly and joylessly upon his future.
NOBODY'S CHILDELIZABETH DEJEANS
Those who were left went about their work silently and joylessly.
KITCHENER'S MOBJAMES NORMAN HALL
He got it against his breast joylessly, and then bade her to try the weight of the two.
RHODA FLEMING, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
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WORDS RELATED TO JOYLESSLY

  • cheerlessly
  • dejectedly
  • dismally
  • dolefully
  • gloomily
  • grievously
  • joylessly
  • morosely
  • sorrowfully
  • wistfully
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.