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Meaning of CHEERLESS

Pronunciation:  'cheerlis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[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
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: affecting, afflictive, affording no hope, anguished, anxious, apathetic, bitter, bleak, bored, comfortless, deplorable, depressed, depressing, depressive, despairing, desperate, despondent, discomforting, disconsolate, discontented, disgusted, dismal, dismaying, dispiriting, distressful, distressing, dolorific, dolorogenic, dolorous, dreary, forlorn, funereal, grievous, grim, hopeless, humorless, in bad humor, in despair, infestive, joyless, lamentable, mirthless, miserable, mournful, moving, nauseated, nauseous, oppressive, out of humor, out of sorts, painful, pathetic, piteous, pitiable, pleasureless, poignant, prey to malaise, regrettable, repelled, revolted, rueful, sad, saddening, sharp, sickened, somber, sore, sorrowful, sorry, sorryish, suffering angst, touching, uncheerful, uncheery, uncomfortable, uneasy, unfulfilled, ungratified, unhappy, unhopeful, unjoyful, unmirthful, unquiet, unsatisfied, unsmiling, without hope, woebegone, woeful, wretched
 

 

 

 

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