Definition of 'joyless'
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His legacy still looms large: neither woman married; their life of joyless austerity is the one that their father decried. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He meets her friends for nostalgic conversations that lead to joyless affairs. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)This game is an utterly joyless experience. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This made her a great role model, joyful rather than joyless because she was doing what she wanted. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I don't want a joyless life. Times, Sunday Times (2011)While it may be clutching at straws, watching England has not been a joyless experience or without glimmers of hope. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Elsewhere on the crowded network, surging passenger numbers and the creaking Victorian engineering make commuting a joyless experience for millions. Times, Sunday Times (2015)His legacy still looms large: neither woman married although both had opportunities; their life of joyless religious austerity is the one that their father decried. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Used Occasionally. joyless is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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