noun see cheerful

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  • Cheerfulness — Cheer ful*ness, n. Good spirits; a state of moderate joy or gayety; alacrity. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cheerfulness — index spirit Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Cheerfulness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Cheerfulness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 cheerfulness cheerfulness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 geniality geniality gayety l allegro cheer good humor spirits Sgm: N 1 high spirits high spirits animal spirits …   English dictionary for students

  • cheerfulness — noun 1. the quality of being cheerful and dispelling gloom (Freq. 1) flowers added a note of cheerfulness to the drab room • Syn: ↑cheer, ↑sunniness, ↑sunshine • Ant: ↑uncheerfulness …   Useful english dictionary

  • cheerfulness — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Good humor Nouns 1. cheerfulness, geniality, gaiety, sunniness, good nature; cheer, good humor, high spirits, animal spirits; glee, light heart; optimism (See hope).Slang, joygerm fever. See pleasure. 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • cheerfulness — cheerful ► ADJECTIVE 1) noticeably happy and optimistic. 2) bright and pleasant: a cheerful room. DERIVATIVES cheerfully adverb cheerfulness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • cheerfulness — See cheerfully. * * * …   Universalium

  • cheerfulness — noun The state of being cheerful; joy …   Wiktionary

  • cheerfulness — Synonyms and related words: Leibnizian optimism, Pollyannaism, auspiciousness, beatification, beatitude, beneficence, benevolence, benignancy, benignity, bewitchment, blessedness, bliss, blissfulness, bright outlook, bright side, brightness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • cheerfulness — cheer·ful·ness || tʃɪrfÊŠlnɪs / tʃɪəf n. happiness, gladness, joy …   English contemporary dictionary

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