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Pronunciation:  'cheerfulnes

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the quality of being cheerful and dispelling gloom; "flowers added a note of cheerfulness to the drab room"
  2. [n]  a feeling of spontaneous good spirits; "his cheerfulness made everyone feel better"

CHEERFULNESS is a 12 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: blitheness, cheer
 Antonyms: cheerlessness, uncheerfulness, uncheerfulness
 See Also: attribute, buoyancy, carefreeness, disposition, good humouredness, good naturedness, good-humoredness, good-temperedness, happiness, insouciance, lightheartedness, lightsomeness, perkiness, temperament



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Cheer"ful*ness\, n.
Good spirits; a state of moderate joy or gayety; alacrity.

Thesaurus Terms
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