Joyless and Sad


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Joyless adjective – Feeling unhappiness.
Usage example: was utterly joyless after his bitter divorce

Sad is a synonym for joyless in unhappy topic. In some cases you can use "Sad" instead an adjective "Joyless", when it comes to topics like happy. popular alternative
Nearby Words: joy, joyful, joyfully, joylessly
Synonyms for Joyless


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Sad adjective – Feeling unhappiness.
Usage example: movies in which the hero dies always make us feel sad

Joyless is a synonym for sad in unfortunate topic. You can use "Joyless" instead the word "Sad" as an adjective or a noun, if it concerns topics such as unhappy, happy. popular alternative
Nearby Words: sadness, sadly
Synonyms for Sad

Things that words describes

person joyless person sad person
life joyless life sad life
state joyless state sad state
place joyless place sad place
Other nouns: moment, example, existence.

Both words in one sentence

  • Marina definitely lights up Óscar's life, and even he acknowledges to himself how Wish Fulfillment-ish looks the case of a sad, lonely daydreamer like him befriending a sweet beautiful girl who makes his joyless life dangerously interesting.
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