Actually, I found nearly all the music totally joyless .
There is, of course, a joyless , self-important statement.
Food is supposed to taste good, and health promotion should not be a series of negative messages that convey a joyless future.
It doesn't make for a moving spectacle - it is too cruel and joyless - but there is no denying the sense of awe which accompanies this rare parade of its talents.
I didn't vote for this spineless, gormless, joyless , clueless Government.
York endured a joyless visit to Pontefract as they were convincingly beaten 24-0 in a Powergen Yorkshire One result.
There is a certain kind of joyless middle-aged woman, either single or unhappily married, who absolutely embodies this theory.
It's a bit like scratching an unbearable itch: a completely satisfying activity, but joyless at the same time.
None of it connects with anything beyond this joyless carnival.
It may have been a joyless campaign but the national debate has been intense.