mirthless

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mirth·less

 (mûrth′lĭs)
adj.
Devoid of gladness and gaiety.

mirth′less·ly adv.
mirth′less·ness n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.mirthless - lacking mirthmirthless - lacking mirth        
joyless - not experiencing or inspiring joy; "a joyless man"; "a joyless occasion"; "joyless evenings"
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Translations

mirthless

[ˈmɜːθlɪs] ADJtriste, sin alegría
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

mirthless

[ˈmɜːrθləs] adj [laugh, smile] → jaune
He permitted himself a small mirthless smile → Il s'autorisa un petit sourire jaune.
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

mirthless

adjfreudlos; laughterunfroh, beklemmt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

mirthless

[ˈmɜːθlɪs] adj (smile, laugh) → mesto/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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