1. in a joyless manner; without joy; - Example: "she greeted her guests joylessly"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Joyless \Joy"less\, a.
Not having joy; not causing joy; unenjoyable. --
Joy"less*ly, adv. -- Joy"less*ness, n.
With downcast eyes the joyless victor sat. --Dryden.
Youth and health and war are joyless to him. --Addison.
[He] pining for the lass,
Is joyless of the grove, and spurns the growing grass.