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That vast icicle, glittering so cheerlessly in the sunshine, must be the spire of the meeting-house, incrusted with frozen sleet.

"Baumberger," he said cheerlessly, "was still talking injunction when I left, but—" He flung out his hand contemptuously.

"Evening," said Stickney cheerlessly, as he distributed little piles of muddy slush along the hall matting.

Below, the field of battle stretched far out, cheerlessly grey.

WORD ORIGIN

"devoid of comfort," 1570s, from cheer (n.) + -less. Related: Cheerlessly; cheerlessness.

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