What are the antonyms for JOYOUSNESS?

Synonyms for JOYOUSNESS

Usage Examples for JOYOUSNESS

  1. Nothing thoroughly convinced her until she stood in the pretty Kensington house and beheld Mrs. Vivian's pronounced air of triumph, and Lorraine's somewhat forced attempts at joyousness. - "Winding Paths" by Gertrude Page
  2. As I came slowly out of this poverty and solitude, the joyousness of my spiritual experience increased: the nights were no longer at all a time of sleep or repose, but of rapturous living. - "The Prodigal Returns" by Lilian Staveley