Cheerlessness
Cheerless Cheer"less, a. Without joy, gladness, or comfort. -- {Cheer"less*ly}, adv. -- {Cheer"less*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

My cheerful day is turned to cheerless night. --Spenser.

Syn: Gloomy; sad; comfortless; dispiriting; disconsolate; dejected; melancholy; forlorn. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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