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synonyms for cheerlessness

  • abasement
  • abjection
  • blahs
  • bleakness
  • bummer
  • dejection
  • desolation
  • desperation
  • despondency
  • discouragement
  • dispiritedness
  • distress
  • dole
  • dolefulness
  • dolor
  • downheartedness
  • dreariness
  • dullness
  • dumps
  • ennui
  • gloom
  • gloominess
  • heavyheartedness
  • hopelessness
  • lowness
  • melancholia
  • melancholy
  • misery
  • mortification
  • qualm
  • sadness
  • sorrow
  • trouble
  • unhappiness
  • vapors
  • woefulness
  • worry
  • abjectness
  • blue funk
  • disconsolation
  • heaviness of heart
  • lugubriosity
  • the blues
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antonyms for cheerlessness

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  • advantage
  • benefit
  • blessing
  • cheer
  • comfort
  • contentedness
  • contentment
  • encouragement
  • gladness
  • happiness
  • hopefulness
  • joy
  • liveliness
  • peace
  • pleasure
  • bulge
  • cheerfulness
  • convexity
  • hope
  • protuberance
  • recovery
  • surge
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    How to use cheerlessness in a sentence

    Moved by his unexpected leniency and the aspect of his cheerlessness, she immediately repented of her response.
    UNDER THE ROSEFREDERIC STEWART ISHAM
    My feeling of cheerlessness was not dispelled even by the warmth and comfort of the little inn.
    CREATURES OF THE NIGHTALFRED W. REES
    Consider the change from comfort in the country to circumstances of cheerlessness in the city.
    GATHERING JEWELSJAMES KNOWLES AND MATILDA DARROCH KNOWLES
    Nothing could exceed the apparent barrenness of these plains, or the cheerlessness of the landscape.
    TWO EXPEDITIONS INTO THE INTERIOR OF SOUTHERN AUSTRALIA, COMPLETECHARLES STURT
    They looked in at the open door and snorted at the cheerlessness of the place.
    THE FLYING U'S LAST STANDB. M. BOWER
    Instead of an age of joy and of elastic step, we are pointed to an iron rule of repression and cheerlessness.
    THE ARENAVARIOUS
    And it seemed to her that they alone could be counted happy who knew how to lighten a little the cheerlessness and gloom.
    ROLAND GRAEME: KNIGHTAGNES MAULE MACHAR
    The dismantled villa looked the picture of sordid cheerlessness, when stripped of all the little touches she had given it.
    SHADOWS OF FLAMESAMELIE RIVES
    The cloud of thick, black smoke, rising slowly in the evening air, added to the general cheerlessness of the scene.
    THE DOWNFALLEMILE ZOLA
    These are minor matters, but yet add to the cheerlessness of the time after the strangers have gone.
    THE LONE RANCHECAPTAIN MAYNE REID
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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