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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Cheerless \Cheer"less\, a.
Without joy, gladness, or comfort. -- Cheer"less*ly, adv.
-- Cheer"less*ness, n.
My cheerful day is turned to cheerless night.
Syn: Gloomy; sad; comfortless; dispiriting; disconsolate;
dejected; melancholy; forlorn.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: causing sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy; "the
economic outlook is depressing"; "something cheerless
about the room"; "a moody and uncheerful person"; "an
uncheerful place" [syn: depressing, cheerless,
uncheerful] [ant: cheerful]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
89 Moby Thesaurus words for "cheerless":
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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