Joy"less, a.

Not having joy; not causing joy; unenjoyable.

-- Joy"less*ly, adv. -- Joy"less*ness, n.

With downcast eyes the joyless victor sat. Dryden.

Youth and health and war are joyless to him. Addison.

[He] pining for the lass, Is joyless of the grove, and spurns the growing grass. Dryden.


© Webster 1913.

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