Thesaurus / cheerless
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
It was a cheerless morning when they got into the street, blowing and raining hard, and the clouds looking dull and stormy.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
Pools of water stood in the miry streets, and every aspect of nature was cheerless and desolate.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
The night wind sweeps across the cheerless park, chilling us to the bone.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
It is not, however, quite so barren and cheerless as in the immediate precincts of Dover.
It was a cheerless morning, the sky being heavy and of slaty hue, whilst a brisk north-easter blew cold off the water.
YACHTING VOL. 2VARIOUS.
It was, in fact, more cheerless than the barn, and less wholesome.
WAYSIDE COURTSHIPSHAMLIN GARLAND
The inhabitants were as cheerless as the land on which they lived.
CRITICAL MISCELLANIES (VOL. 2 OF 3)JOHN MORLEY
"You have seen him," he repeated, when they sat once more in the cheerless room.
RIDERS OF THE SILENCESJOHN FREDERICK
The kail grows brittle from the snow in my dank and cheerless garden.
AULD LICHT IDYLLSJ. M. BARRIE
WORDS RELATED TO CHEERLESS
- down and out
- in the dumps
- weighed down
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