joyless

Definitions of joyless
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adj 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
Antonyms:
joyous
full of or characterized by joy
elated
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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