joylessly
adverb see joy I

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  • joylessly — adverb in a joyless manner; without joy she greeted her guests joylessly • Ant: ↑joyfully • Derived from adjective: ↑joyless …   Useful english dictionary

  • Joylessly — Joyless Joy less, a. Not having joy; not causing joy; unenjoyable. {Joy less*ly}, adv. {Joy less*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] With downcast eyes the joyless victor sat. Dryden. [1913 Webster] Youth and health and war are joyless to him. Addison.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • joylessly — See joyless. * * * …   Universalium

  • joylessly — adverb In a joyless manner …   Wiktionary

  • joylessly — joy·less·ly …   English syllables

  • joylessly — See: joyless …   English dictionary

  • joyless — joylessly, adv. joylessness, n. /joy lis/, adj. 1. without joy or gladness; unhappy: the joyless days of the war. 2. causing no joy or pleasure. [1300 50; ME joyles. See JOY, LESS] Syn. 1. sad, cheerless, gloomy, dismal, miserable. Ant. 1. joyous …   Universalium

  • joy — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French joie, from Latin gaudia, plural of gaudium, from gaudēre to rejoice; probably akin to Greek gēthein to rejoice Date: 13th century 1. a. the emotion evoked by well being, success, or good… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Nancy Cartwright — This article is about the actress. For the philosopher, see Nancy Cartwright (philosopher). Nancy Cartwright Nancy Cartwright, 2007 Born Nancy Campbell Cartwright October 25, 1957 ( …   Wikipedia

  • L'Esclusa — Infobox Book name = L Esclusa orig title = translator = image caption = author = Luigi Pirandello cover artist = country = Italy language = Italian genre = Novel publisher = Newton Compton release date = 1901 (as serial) 1908 (single volume)… …   Wikipedia

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