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synonyms for cheerful

  • animated
  • bright
  • buoyant
  • cheery
  • chipper
  • chirpy
  • effervescent
  • enthusiastic
  • good-natured
  • jaunty
  • jolly
  • joyful
  • lighthearted
  • lively
  • merry
  • optimistic
  • peppy
  • perky
  • pleasant
  • rosy
  • sanguine
  • sunny
  • upbeat
  • airy
  • blithe
  • bouncy
  • bucked
  • contented
  • enlivening
  • full of pep
  • gay
  • glad
  • gladsome
  • good-humored
  • hearty
  • high
  • hilarious
  • hopeful
  • in good spirits
  • in high spirits
  • jocund
  • roseate
  • snappy
  • sparkling
  • sprightly
  • sunny side up
  • up
  • vivacious
  • winsome
  • zappy
  • zingy
  • zippy
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antonyms for cheerful

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  • apathetic
  • cloudy
  • depressed
  • depressing
  • down
  • dull
  • gloomy
  • heavy-hearted
  • hopeless
  • inactive
  • lethargic
  • lifeless
  • pale
  • pessimistic
  • sad
  • serious
  • sorrowful
  • unenthusiastic
  • unhappy
  • upset
  • cheerless
  • grave
  • heavy
  • melancholy
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How to use cheerful in a sentence

That cheerful presence also heightens the actual and perceived safety of the streets and residents’ sense of community.
EVEN COVID CAN’T STOP NEW YORK CITY’S SIDEWALK CHRISTMAS TREE VENDORSMATTHEWHEIMERDECEMBER 24, 2020FORTUNE
In the digital age, the artist is unfailingly genial, cheerful, relatable.
ART HAS BEEN BRUTALIZED BY TECH’S GIANTS. HOW CAN IT SURVIVE?KONSTANTIN KAKAESDECEMBER 23, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
On the other hand, Paige's life, seen only as an indefatigable, wise and funny personal odyssey, is a cheerful tale.
SATCHEL PAIGE WAS ONE OF BASEBALL’S BEST. IT DIDN’T TAKE AN ANNOUNCEMENT TO KNOW THAT.THOMAS M. BOSWELLDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
“I was just at the window, being happy and cheerful, and just trying to be as positive as I can be during the pandemic,” said Eddie Aldrete, a 22-year-old Starbucks employee.
IT STARTED AS A SPONTANEOUS PEP TALK. THEN THIS STARBUCKS BARISTA BECAME A LIFELINE FOR A BOY WITH CANCER.SYDNEY PAGEDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
“It beats driving alone,” a cartoon skunk declares in a cheerful 1974 public service announcement encouraging Americans to carpool.
CARPOOLING IS POISED TO MAKE A COMEBACK THIS FALLLILA MACLELLANSEPTEMBER 9, 2020QUARTZ
This gave the house a very cheerful appearance, as if it were constantly on a broad grin.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
Your hangings must be of chintz, of pretty chintz, and you will put a cheerful carpet on the floor.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
But from the rather dismal salon they passed into a more cheerful room.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The cheerful sound of music came from the deck of a big saloon steamer, bearing its crowd of noisy tourists.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The cheerful hours of easy labor vary but do not destroy the pursuit of pleasure and of recreation.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
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