mirthless mirthless

Definition(s):

  • (adj) lacking mirth

Usage(s):

  1. They even go for his latter-day curlicues which have the hard, mirthless gaiety of a Broadway shooting gallery.
  2. Few speakers succeeded in rising above the grimly mirthless atmosphere of the occasion.
  3. Even so, the manuscript is wandering and almost mirthless.

Quotes

  • "Everything about her is infuriating: her haughty way of stalking about, her indomitable self-confidence, her chandelier earrings, her leaping eyebrows, her mirthless smile, her putty nose and her eternal bray," says Germaine Greer, a British...
    on Jan 18, 2007 By: Germaine Greer Source: CNN-IBN

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