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synonyms for cheerlessly

  • wistfully
  • dejectedly
  • dismally
  • dolefully
  • gloomily
  • grievously
  • joylessly
  • morosely
  • sorrowfully

antonyms for cheerlessly

MOST RELEVANT
  • happily
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How to use cheerlessly in a sentence

The Tyro resumed his purposeless promenade, meditating cheerlessly upon buried hopes.
LITTLE MISS GROUCHSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
The wild flowers were gone, and the bents bowed themselves cheerlessly.
THE ROMANCE OF THE COASTJAMES RUNCIMAN
"It's late, and neither you nor I are going to meet Hutton to-night," I said rather cheerlessly.
THE LA CHANCE MINE MYSTERYSUSAN CARLETON JONES
I worked cheerlessly at this second box, as I worked without hope.
THE BOY TARMAYNE REID
Below, the field of battle stretched far out, cheerlessly grey.
MEN IN WARANDREAS LATZKO
Their travelling companions wrote cheerlessly of his want of strength, and of the suffering the long journey caused him.
RETROSPECT OF WESTERN TRAVEL, VOLUME II (OF 2)HARRIET MARTINEAU
He flung one arm toward the vast night, beyond the panes where the mist and storm were beating cheerlessly.
DARKNESS AND DAWNGEORGE ALLAN ENGLAND
Since there could be no talk of lighting a fire, Brian's men huddled together in the hollow, and ate and drank cheerlessly.
NUALA O'MALLEYH. BEDFORD-JONES
Gray tones predominate everywhere, contrasting cheerlessly with the brilliance of the preceding day.
IN UNFAMILIAR ENGLANDTHOMAS DOWLER MURPHY
That vast icicle, glittering so cheerlessly in the sunshine, must be the spire of the meeting-house, incrusted with frozen sleet.
MAIN STREETNATHANIEL HAWTHORNE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CHEERLESSLY

  • cheerlessly
  • dejectedly
  • dismally
  • dolefully
  • gloomily
  • grievously
  • joylessly
  • morosely
  • sorrowfully
  • wistfully
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.