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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Merry and bright in manner or effect.

Usage examples (38)
  • He was rather glad to walk into the cheeriness of Phoebe's living-room and sink onto a sofa,. . .
  • Another relic of Disney live action musical cheeriness from the ’60s.
  • Summer makes me incredibly sad, I just hate the heat and the 'cheeriness' of it all.
  • The overall effect is a cheeriness that bedazzles. for more
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