- From mirth + -less. (Wiktionary)
“Fenn laughed what novelists are fond of calling a mirthless laugh.”
“Frank Rich of the New York Times called the comedian's performance "mirthless”
“It was not boisterous; indeed, it was consciously refined, -- mirthless, meaningless.”
“Often, during the last few days, he had told himself, with a kind of mirthless chuckle, that _he_ was not going to be”
“(Christian Slater, John Cleese, Steve Buscemi, Jay Leno, Arsenio Hall), but this time around the script and animation have resulted in a "mirthless," "underimagined" and "strenuously unfunny" movie, according to Variety.”
“With all the clouds on the horizon, I’m guessing things are kind of mirthless at the old West Wing.”
“Snettishane met the suggestion with a mirthless face, behind the mask of which his soul grinned wide.”
“There was a hint in it of laughter, but of a laughter more terrible than any sadness — a laughter that was mirthless as the smile of the sphinx,”
“She gives the clerk a nod and a mirthless smile and finally makes her way toward the anniversary cards.”
“Ad homs, linked to hackneyed cliches, would be comical were it not for the mirthless minds which produce them.”
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