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Definition of the adjective cheerless

What does cheerless mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. causing sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy

Alternative definition of the adjective cheerless


  1. devoid of cheer; gloomy

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Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology (1891)

by Richard Soule

Dismal, gloomy, cheerless, dark, dolorous, dolesome. Dole out. Distribute, divide, apportion, allot, assign, share, deal, deal out. Dolesome, a. Dismal, gloomy, cheerless, dark, dolorous. See DOLEFUL. Do-little, *. [U. S.] Idler, sluggard, drone , ...

Google previewThe Dimwit's Dictionary (2012)

Replace Lazy Writing with Elegant English by Robert Hartwell Fiske

aggrieved; anhedonic; blue; cheerless; dejected; demoralized; depressed; despondent; disconsolate; discouraged; disheartened; dismal; ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

cold; open; exposed; cheerless; solitary: N. a fresh-water fish, so named from its pale color, and whose scales are used in making artificial pearls. BLEAK' IsH ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Similes (1917)

by Frank Jenners Wilstach

cheerless. Cheerless as the grave. — Eliza Cook. Cheery. Cheery as a June day in Georgia. — Anon. Cheery as a sunbeam. — Ibid. As cheery as young day. — Tyrone Power.

Google previewWhite Hmong-English Dictionary (1979)

by Ernest E. Heimbach

dav Lonely, cheerless (of a house, etc.) lub tsev dav dav li A cheerless house, lonely house with few inhabitants. contr. 'sov.

Google previewThe Doubleday Roget's Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (2009)

by Sidney L. Landau

cheerless, somber, sober, pensive. joy n. 1 happiness, delight, gladness, ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

listless, misty, musing, notional, oneiric, pensive, preoccupied, rapt, refreshing, romantic, shadowy, sleepy, thoughtful, tranquil, unreal, vague, whimsical dreamy musical piece nocturne drear bleak, cheerless, comfortless, depressing, dismal, ...

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A religion so cheerless, a philosophy so sorrowful, could never have succeeded with the masses of mankind if presented only as a system of metaphysics. Buddhism owed its success to its catholic spirit and its beautiful morality. (William Winwood Reade)
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Scrabble value of C3H4E1E1R1L1E1S1S1

The value of this 9-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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