Joyless

Definition of Joyless

Joy´less
a.1.Not having joy; not causing joy; unenjoyable.
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.

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