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Meaning of CHEERLESS

Pronunciation:  'cheerlis

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  lacking cheer; depressing; "something cheerless about the room"; "a moody and uncheerful person"; "an uncheerful place"

CHEERLESS is a 9 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: blue, dark, depressing, dingy, disconsolate, dismal, dispiriting, drab, drear, dreary, gloomy, grim, somber, sombre, sorry, uncheerful
 Antonyms: cheerful
 See Also: joyless, unhappy



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Cheer"less\, a.
Without joy, gladness, or comfort. -- {Cheer"less*ly}, adv.
-- {Cheer"less*ness}, n.

      My cheerful day is turned to cheerles night. --Spenser.

Syn: Gloomy; sad; comfortless; dispiriting; dicsconsolate;
     dejected; melancholy; forlorn.

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