Joyless



[joi-lis] /ˈdʒɔɪ lɪs/

adjective
1.
without joy or gladness; unhappy:
the joyless days of the war.
2.
causing no joy or pleasure.
/ˈdʒɔɪlɪs/
adjective
1.
having or producing no joy or pleasure
adj.

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

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