Example sentences for: joyless

How can you use “joyless” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • What follows is one of the more joyless joy rides in recent memory.

  • In Rome, La Repubblica headlined its main Israeli jubilee story "The fifty joyless years of Israel"; Turin's La Stampa headlined its "Israel, fifty years of joy and mourning."

  • Begowned men escort slinky naked women down endless hallways, with weary disinterest they observe isolated tableaux of coupling humans and, when their frenzy reaches a crescendo, they engage in joyless ballroom dancing.

  • Hence feminism, or rather, in Lilla's kind words, "the joyless militancy of American feminists"; multiculturalism; gay rights; and all the other movements which subject personal relations to "the exacting scrutiny of pure democratic principles."

  • Deconstructing Harry was one of the most joyless, excruciating moviegoing experiences I've ever had, and I'm glad to know I'm not the only person who thought Boogie Nights was wildly overhyped (for a movie that was declared "brilliantly original," it sure looked derivative to me--there was hardly a shot or sequence in the film that didn't echo a similar, usually superior, shot or sequence in another film).


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