HyperDic: cheerfulness

English > 2 senses of the word cheerfulness:
NOUNattributecheerfulness, cheer, sunniness, sunshinethe quality of being cheerful and dispelling gloom
feelingcheerfulness, blithenessa feeling of spontaneous good spirits
English > cheerfulness: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being cheerful and dispelling gloom.
Example"flowers added a note of cheerfulness to the drab room"
Synonymscheer, sunniness, sunshine
AttributescheerfulFull of or promoting cheer
depressing, cheerless, uncheerfulCausing sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy
Part ofdisposition, temperamentYour usual / usual mood
Narrowergood-temperedness, good-humoredness, good-humouredness, good-naturednessA cheerful willingness to be obliging
BroaderattributeAn abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity
Oppositeuncheerfulnessnot conducive to cheer or good spirits
Spanishalegría, vida
Catalanalegria
Adjectivescheerfulbeing full of or promoting cheer
English > cheerfulness: 2 senses > noun 2, feeling
MeaningA feeling of spontaneous good spirits.
Example"his cheerfulness made everyone feel better"
Synonymblitheness
Narrowerbuoyancy, perkinesscheerfulness that bubbles to the surface
carefreeness, insouciance, lightheartedness, lightsomenessThe cheerful feeling you have when nothing is troubling you
Broaderhappinessemotions experienced when in a state of well-being
Oppositecheerlessness, uncheerfulnessA feeling of dreary or pessimistic sadness
Spanishbuen humor
Adjectivescheerfulpleasantly (even unrealistically) optimistic

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