a.1.Not laughing; without laughter.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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This minority are always getting their way and are turning a once wonderful country into soulless, pathetic, laughterless society, afraid to say boo to a goose in case the goose is offended.
Bataille's meditation techniques do not attempt to emulate that; he concentrates on augmenting the horror of anxiety through pictures of torture in order to attempt to let the meaninglessness of the impalment flow into a laughterless laughter that is ecstatic (101).
Mike came out first and "died" in a laughterless five minutes.