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Synonyms for JOYLESSNESS

Usage Examples for JOYLESSNESS

  1. Both in " Troilus And Cressid" and in the " House of Fame" the poet's tone, when he refers to himself, is generally dolorous; but while both poems contain unmistakeable references to the joylessness of his own married life, in the latter he speaks of himself as " suffering debonairly,"- or, as we should say, putting a good face upon- a state " desperate of all bliss." - "Chaucer" by Adolphus William Ward
  2. One hour of pure happiness she had indeed enjoyed, but how many days, months, years of joylessness and suffering lay behind her! - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers" by Georg Ebers