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Definitions and Synonyms of uncheerful | Another word for uncheerful | What is uncheerful?

Definition 1: causing sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where uncheerful or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the economic outlook is depressing
  • something cheerless about the room
  • a moody and uncheerful person
  • an uncheerful place

Synonyms for uncheerful in the sense of this definition

(uncheerful is similar to ...) causing dejection

"a blue day" "the dark days of the war" "a week of rainy depressing weather" "a disconsolate winter landscape" "the first dismal dispiriting days of November" "a dark gloomy day" "grim rainy weather"

(uncheerful is similar to ...) grave or even gloomy in character

"solemn and mournful music" "a suit of somber black" "a somber mood"

(means also ...) experiencing or marked by or causing sadness or sorrow or discontent

"unhappy over her departure" "unhappy with her raise" "after the argument they lapsed into an unhappy silence" "had an unhappy time at school" "the unhappy (or sad) news" "he looks so sad"

(means also ...) not experiencing or inspiring joy

"a joyless man" "a joyless occasion" "joyless evenings"

(... are attributes of uncheerful) the quality of being cheerful and dispelling gloom

"flowers added a note of cheerfulness to the drab room"

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