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Definition of the adjective uncheerful

What does uncheerful mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. causing sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy

Alternative definition of the adjective uncheerful


  1. Not cheerful.

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Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1818)

In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals; and Illustrated in Their Different Significations, by Examples from the Best Writers by Samuel Johnson

They be commonly lean, hirsute, uncheerful in countenance, withered, and not pleasant to behold. Milton, P. L. UNCHEERFULNESS. m. s. temper. Many, by a natural uncheerfulness of heart, love to indulge this uncomfortable way of life.

Google previewThe Imperial dictionary, on the basis of Webster's English dictionary (1883)

by John Ogilvie

'Uncheerful night. Shak. ' Uncheerful in countenance. ' Burton, Uncheerfulness ( un-cheVful-nes), n. Want of cheerfulness; sadness. Spectator. Uncheery (un- cheVi), a. Dull; not enlivening. 'Tne uncheery hours which perpetually overtake us.

Google previewAnglo-Saxon and English Dictionary (1848)

by Joseph Bosworth

—rót Uncheerful, sorrowful, sad. —rótian To makesad.—rótlic Uncheerful, sad. — rótlíce Cheerlessly, sadly.—rótnes, se; f.

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary of the English Language (1883)

A Complete Encyclopedic Lexicon, Literary, Scientific, and Technological by John Ogilvie

Uncheerful night. Shak. • Uncheerful in countenance.' Burton. Uncheerfulnesa ( un-cheVful-nes), n. Want of cheerfulness; sadness. Spectator. Uncheery (im- cheYl), a. Dull; not enlivening. 'The uneheery hours which perpetually overtake us.

Google previewA Compendious Anglo-Saxon and English Dictionary (1855)

by Joseph Bosworth

— rot Uncheerful, sorrowful, sad. — rotian Tomakfsad rdtlic Uncheerful, sad.

Google previewWalker's Critical Pronouncing Dictionary (1830)

Corrected and Enlarged with Upwards of Three Thousand Words by Rev. John Davis (A.M., of Belfast, Eng.)

UNcheerful, tin-tshërisël, a. inelancholy. UNcheerful Ness, fin- tshéroftil-nés, s.

Google previewLexicon to the English Poetical Works of John Milton (1907)

by Laura Emma Lockwood

Uncheerful, adj. gloomy, dark, joyless ; at death's uncheerful door: Ps. lxxxviii. 11. Uncircumcised] 587 [Undazzled Unclrcumcised, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Anglo-saxon Language (1838)

by Joseph Bosworth

"Un-ret uncheerful, sad, v. unrot. Un-ric UNRich, poor; non dives, pauper, C. R. Ben. 59: L. Edg. sup. 20. Un-riht Unright, wrong, injustice, injury, hurt, evil; injustitia, pravitas, ...

Google previewSchirmer's Complete Rhyming Dictionary (2010)

by Paul Zollo

unbearable unbeatable unbelievable unbreakable unbribable unbuckle unchangeable uncharitable uncheerful uncial uncivil unclassifiable uncle uncomfortable unconditional unconquerable unconscionable uncontestable uncontrollable ...

Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

by Philip D. Morehead

Adjectives—1, dejected, cheerless, joyless, spiritless; uncheerful, unlively, unhappy, sad, ...

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)

by Various

Uncheerful,unchēr′fōōl,adj.notcheerful,gloomy: grudging.—n. Uncheer ′fulness. Unchild,unchīld′,v.t. (Shak.)tomakechildless. Unchivalrous, unshiv′alrus, adj. not chivalrous or honourable.—Also Unchiv′alric. Unchristen ...

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