Definition of cheerful
- sunny cheerful room
She has a cheerful outlook on life.
He seems a little more cheerful today.
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blue, brokenhearted, crestfallen, dejected, depressed, despondent, disconsolate, disheartened, down, downcast, downhearted, droopy, forlorn, hangdog, heavyhearted, inconsolable, low, low-spirited, melancholy, mirthless, sorrowful;
: feeling or showing happiness
: feeling or showing that you are willing to do something without complaining
: causing good feelings or happiness
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