View definitions for cheerlessly


adverb as in sadly

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Example Sentences

The Tyro resumed his purposeless promenade, meditating cheerlessly upon buried hopes.

The wild flowers were gone, and the bents bowed themselves cheerlessly.

"It's late, and neither you nor I are going to meet Hutton to-night," I said rather cheerlessly.

I worked cheerlessly at this second box, as I worked without hope.

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


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On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cheerlessly, such as: wistfully, dejectedly, dismally, dolefully, gloomily, and grievously.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.