joyless

Definitions of joyless
  1. adjective
    not experiencing or inspiring joy
    “a joyless man”
    “a joyless occasion”
    joyless evenings”
    Synonyms:
    cheerless, depressing, uncheerful
    causing sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy
    unhappy
    experiencing or marked by or causing sadness or sorrow or discontent
    sorrowful
    experiencing or marked by or expressing sorrow especially that associated with irreparable loss
    funereal, sepulchral
    suited to or suggestive of a grave or burial
    mirthless
    lacking mirth
    unsmiling
    not smiling
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    Antonyms:
    joyous
    full of or characterized by joy
    elated, giddy
    exultantly proud and joyful; in high spirits
    happy
    enjoying or showing or marked by joy or pleasure
    joyful
    full of or producing joy
    ecstatic, enraptured, rapt, rapturous, rhapsodic
    feeling great rapture or delight
    elated, gleeful, joyful, jubilant
    full of high-spirited delight
    festal, festive, gay, merry
    offering fun and gaiety
    gay, jocund, jolly, jovial, merry, mirthful
    full of or showing high-spirited merriment
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