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synonyms for uncheerful

  • afraid
  • averse
  • compelled
  • evasive
  • forced
  • loath
  • reluctant
  • resistant
  • unenthusiastic
  • against
  • against the grain
  • backward
  • begrudging
  • contrary
  • demurring
  • disinclined
  • disobliging
  • grudging
  • hesitating
  • indisposed
  • indocile
  • involuntary
  • laggard
  • malcontent
  • opposed
  • recalcitrant
  • refractory
  • remiss
  • shrinking
  • shy
  • slack
  • slow
  • unaccommodating
  • uncooperative
  • uneager
  • uninclined
  • unobliging
  • unready
  • unwishful
  • wayward
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antonyms for uncheerful

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  • eager
  • enthusiastic
  • ready
  • willing
  • prepared
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How to use uncheerful in a sentence

Not that it was melancholy or even uncheerful, but simply serious.
THE ADVENTURES OF A WIDOWEDGAR FAWCETT
With his face partially lathered he heard a knock at the door, and sang out a not uncheerful "Come in."
THE BREAKING POINTMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
I would defy the most miserable hypochondriac alive to remain uncheerful on a bright sunny day on these glorious uplands.
SOUTH AFRICA AND THE TRANSVAAL WAR, VOL. 8 (OF 8)VARIOUS
Nor was he uncheerful in his cold garret and with his empty stomach, for 'Mr Bailey, Grocer,' drew steadily to an end.
NEW GRUB STREETGEORGE GISSING
But here his uncheerful meditations were broken in on by a voice, imperative in tone, yet perceptibly shaken by laughter.
THE FAR HORIZONLUCAS MALET
Mrs. Noakes admitted with the grudgingness of a person of uncheerful temperament, that looks like that always would make talk.
THE SHUTTLEFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
In about half an hour her mother returned, and though her eyes were red, her countenance was not uncheerful.
SENSE AND SENSIBILITYJANE AUSTEN
But it's that beastly twilight hour of a damp November day, and I'm in a beastly uncheerful mood.
DEAR ENEMYJEAN WEBSTER
"He did indeed," said the lady with an uncheerful smile, and there the subject dropped for the time.
THE INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE, VOLUME 2, NO. 2, JANUARY, 1851VARIOUS
That could be explained in part by the fact that uncheerful letters could not pass the German but could pass the British censor.
THE ESCAPE OF A PRINCESS PATGEORGE PEARSON
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