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joyless (adj.)

mid-14c., from joy + -less. Related: Joylessly; joylessness.

updated on September 30, 2011

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Definitions of joyless from WordNet

joyless (adj.)
not experiencing or inspiring joy;
joyless evenings
a joyless occasion
a joyless man
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.

Dictionary entries near joyless

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Joyce

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