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Synonyms for cheerful

Synonyms for cheerful

being in or showing good spirits

providing joy and pleasure

Synonyms for cheerful

being full of or promoting cheer

pleasantly (even unrealistically) optimistic

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After recovering twice or thrice, and as often relapsing, he wiped his eyes and said grace; and a very cheerful meal their scanty supper was.
"I could be just as cheerful as ever, sir, if I was sent back again; I hope I'm thankful; but I don't like to hear the North Pole run down in such a fishy place as this.
"I hope I could be cheerful anywhere, sir," said the ship's cook.
'God save you, neighbour!' said the locksmith, as he followed her, with the air of an old friend, into a little parlour where a cheerful fire was burning.
Doctor Manette was very cheerful at the little supper.
'All right,' said the lad in a cheerful voice, and ran back into the passage.
Dear, bequeath me that great patience Which has power to sustain A cheerful, uncomplaining spirit In its prison-house of pain.
It did, indeed, look cheerful in contrast to the damp and dark jungle all about.
I admired the cheerful zest with which grandmother went about keeping us warm and comfortable and well-fed.
On those bitter, starlit nights, as we sat around the old stove that fed us and warmed us and kept us cheerful, we could hear the coyotes howling down by the corrals, and their hungry, wintry cry used to remind the boys of wonderful animal stories; about grey wolves and bears in the Rockies, wildcats and panthers in the Virginia mountains.
As I fumbled around for the matches, knocking things down with my quaking hands, I wished the sun would rise in the middle of the day, when it was warm and bright and cheerful, and one wasn't sleepy.
Me and Tom struck out for the woods mighty solemn, and saying how different it was now to what it was last summer when we was here and everything was so peaceful and happy and everybody thought so much of Uncle Silas, and he was so cheerful and simple-hearted and pudd'n-headed and good--and now look at him.
Optimistic leaders are effective ones, in part because they have a hopeful and cheerful view of the world with an eye on the best possible outcome, the posting argues.
THE husband of weather presenter Dianne Oxberry spoke about his late wife's 'bright and cheerful' nature as plans to create a garden in her memory were revealed.
Krylon announced its 2019 color trends: Three new color palettes and a "cheerful" Color of the Year that provide an "optimistic" and "hopeful" look ahead.