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  • cheerlessly — adv. grumpily, angrily; dismally, gloomily …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cheerlessly — cheer·less·ly …   English syllables

  • cheerless — cheerlessly, adv. cheerlessness, n. /chear lis/, adj. without cheer; joyless; gloomy: drab, cheerless surroundings. [1570 80; CHEER + LESS] * * * …   Universalium

  • cheerless — adjective Date: 1579 lacking qualities that cheer ; bleak, joyless < a cheerless room > Synonyms: see dismal • cheerlessly adverb • cheerlessness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Théodore de Banville — Théodore Faullain de Banville (March 14 1823 ndash;March 13 1891) was a French poet and writer.BiographyHe was born in Moulins in Allier, Auvergne, the son of a captain in the French navy. His boyhood, by his own account, was cheerlessly passed… …   Wikipedia

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