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Definition of "cheerless" [cheer•less]

  • Lacking cheer; depressing. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cheerless" in a sentence
  • "With such a vivid prospect of despair, he carried his beaver some distance up the stream, split the meat for drying, and remained in cheerless solitude during the night."
  • "My loved one’s name in cheerless solitude aye cheereth me, v. My lover came in at the close of night, iv."
  • "My loved one’s name in cheerless solitude aye cheereth me"