mirthless

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mirth + -less.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: /mûrth'lĭs/, /mûrth'lĕs/
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Adjective[edit]

mirthless (comparative more mirthless, superlative most mirthless)

  1. Lacking mirth; devoid of joy.
    "The laughter of man is more terrible than his tears, and takes more forms: hollow, heartless, mirthless, maniacal..." – James Thurber