Definition Of joyless


not giving or feeling any pleasure or satisfaction; grim or dismal.

she had to face the thought of a joyless future

Example Of joyless

  • Actually, I found nearly all the music totally joyless .

  • Ady's poems became required reading joylessly recited by generations of Hungarian schoolchildren in bombastic voices of patriotism.

  • All the characters lead dismal, joyless lives.

  • And finally, to top my day off, I found out that the joyless , universally disliked boss who's been off on maternity leave will be part time when she comes back at the end of April.

  • Food is supposed to taste good, and health promotion should not be a series of negative messages that convey a joyless future.

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