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Definitions for cheerful
ˈtʃɪər fəlcheer·ful

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cheerfuladjective

    being full of or promoting cheer; having or showing good spirits

    "her cheerful nature"; "a cheerful greeting"; "a cheerful room"; "as cheerful as anyone confined to a hospital bed could be"

  2. cheerful, pollyannaish, upbeatadjective

    pleasantly (even unrealistically) optimistic

Wiktionary

  1. cheerfuladjective

    Noticeably happy and optimistic.

  2. cheerfuladjective

    Bright and pleasant

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cheerfuladjective

    having or showing good spirits or joy; cheering; cheery; contented; happy; joyful; lively; animated; willing

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'cheerful' in Adjectives Frequency: #945

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cheerful in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cheerful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of cheerful in a Sentence

  1. Carsten Brzeski:

    The fact remains that the German economy has been in de facto stagnation for more than a year, this is clearly nothing to become too cheerful about.

  2. Emeasoba George:

    I do inspire and motivate you, the world and the posterity ahead not just for pleasure. But rather, I do inspire and motivate just to hearten you, the world and the posterity ahead. That is, I do inspire and motivate in order to encourage you, make you hopeful, more cheerful and confident. Yes! that's just why I do inspire or motivate you, the world and the posterity ahead. And guess what? I'm proud of that and glad for that as well. -Emeasoba George

  3. Samuel Pepys:

    I went out to Charing Cross to see Major General Harrison hanged, drawn, and quartered; which was done there, he looking as cheerful as any man could in that condition.

  4. Henry van Dyke:

    There is no personal charm so great as the charm of a cheerful temperament.

  5. Kyle Woods:

    I just don't think it's good for our society or for people's psyche. I think the embrace and the handshake are important, but that's just me, and I respect those who feel differently. If someone wants to elbow bump, then I give them the cheerful elbow bump.

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