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Definition of the noun uncheerfulness
What does uncheerfulness mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- a feeling of dreary or pessimistic sadness
- not conducive to cheer or good spirits
- lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
- antonym: cheerfulness
- more generic word: attribute = an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity
- more specific words: lugubriousness / gloominess / sadness = the quality of excessive mournfulness and uncheerfulness
- part of: disposition / temperament = your usual mood
Alternative definition of the noun uncheerfulness
- The state or condition of being uncheerful.
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by [John] Entick
Uncheerfulness,. s. melancholy, want of spirits Unchew'ed, a. not masticated Unchild, v. a. to deprive or bereave of children Unchristian, a contrary to Christianity, infidel Uncircumcised, a. not circumcised Uncircumci"sion, s. omission of ...
Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)
UNCHEERFULNESS. n.s. Melancholy ; Icoroiness of temper. — A natural uncheerfulness of heart. Addis. * UNCHECKED, adj. 1. Unrestrained ; not hindered. — Apt the mind, or fancy, is to rove Uncbeci'd. Milton. —Thee on the wing thy ...
by Robert Gordon Latham
Uncheerfulness. s. Attribute suggested by Un cheerful; gloominess of temper. Many, by a natural uncheerfulness of heart, love to indulge this uncomfortable way of life-Addison, Spectator. Uncheáry, adj. Dull; not enlivening. The sad accidents ...
A dictionary of the English language ... Abstracted from the folio edition ... To this edition are added, a History of the English language, the author's preface to the folio, and a considerable number of words, none of which are contained in the London octavo. The second edition, carefully revised (1764)
- UNCHEERFULNESS. f. Melancholy 3 gloominefs of temper. Addifan. UNCHECKED. a. Unrestrained; not fluctated. Shakesp. Milton. UNCHÉ'wED. a. Not masticated. Dryden.
by John Ogilvie
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.' Sterne. Un child (un-child'), v.t 1. To bereave of children; ...
One Main Object of Which, Is, to Establish a Plain and Permanent Standard Pronunciation. : To which is Prefixed a Rhetorical Grammar by Thomas Sheridan
UNCHEERFULNESS, ủn-tíhėr'-fủl-nis. f. Melancholy, gloominefs of temper. UNCHECKED, ủn-tíhěkt'. a.
Entick's New Spelling Dictionary ... Carefully revised, corrected, and improved, by John Robinson (1834)
by John ENTICK, John ROBINSON (Schoolmaster, of London.)
Uncheerfulness, s. melancholy, dejection, want of spirits.
by Thomas Sheridan
UNCHEERFULNESS,ün-tshër'-fúlnis. s. Melancholy, gloominess of temper. UNCHECKED, in-tshěkt'. a. Unrestrained. UNCHEWED, in-tshö'd. Inasticated. To UNCHILD, tin-tshi'ld. v. a. To deprive of children. UNCHRISTIAN, in-kris'-tshēn. a.
by Thomas Sheridan
UNCHEERFULNESS. un-tfber-fil- ...
A General Dictionary of the English Language. One Main Object of Which, Is, to Establish a Plain and Permanent Standard of Pronunciation. To which is Prefixed a Rhetorical Grammar. By Thomas Sheridan, A.M. (1780)
UNCHEERFULNESS, fin-tshEK-sfil-nls. s. Melancholy, gloominess of temper.
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Scrabble value of U1N1C3H4E1E1R1F4U1L1N1E1S1S1
The value of this 14-letter word is 22 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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