Definition of Cheerless

1. Adjective. Causing sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy. "An uncheerful place"




Definition of Cheerless

1. a. Without joy, gladness, or comfort.

Definition of Cheerless

1. Adjective. devoid of cheer; gloomy ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cheerless

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cheerless

cheerinesses
cheering
cheeringly
cheerio
cheerios
cheerishness
cheerlead
cheerleaded
cheerleader
cheerleaderish
cheerleaderlike
cheerleaders
cheerleading
cheerleads
cheerled
cheerless (current term)
cheerlessly
cheerlessness
cheerlessnesses
cheerly
cheero
cheeros
cheers
cheery
cheery-bye
cheesable
cheese
cheese-eating surrender monkeys
cheese and rice
cheese box

Literary usage of Cheerless

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin (1909)
"... Wellington —King George's Sound—cheerless Aspect of the Country—Bald Head, calcareous casts of branches of Trees—Party of Natives—Leave Australia. ..."

2. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1909)
"... Wellington —King George's Sound—cheerless Aspect of the Country—Bald Head, calcareous casts of branches of Trees—Party of Natives— Leave Australia. ..."

3. The War for the Rhine Frontier, 1870: Its Political and Military History by Wilhelm Rüstow, John Layland Needham (1872)
"Such was the military situation of the belligerents at the end of September, and such were the cheerless prospects of both parties after the shipwreck of ..."

4. The Voyage of the 'Fox' in the Arctic Seas: A Narrative of the Discovery of by Francis Leopold M'Clintock (1860)
"Proceed westward in a boat — cheerless state of the western sea — Struggles in Ballot Strait — Falcons, good Arctic fare — The resources of Boothia Felix ..."

5. Perley's Reminiscences of Sixty Years in the National Metropolis by Benjamin Perley Poore (1886)
"Washington City profited by its encircling garrison cheerless BIVOUACS. of one hundred and fifty thousand men, and its population of civilians increased ..."

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