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English definition of “cheerless”

cheerless

adjective uk   /ˈtʃɪə.ləs/ us    /ˈtʃɪr-/
not bright or pleasant and making you feel sad: a cold and cheerless winter afternoon a bare, cheerless apartmentSaddening, shocking and upsetting
cheerlessness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Sadness and regret
(Definition of cheerless from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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