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Noun: cheerfulness  cheer-ful-nus
  1. The quality of being cheerful and dispelling gloom
    "flowers added a note of cheerfulness to the drab room";
    - cheer, sunniness, sunshine
     
  2. A feeling of spontaneous good spirits
    "his cheerfulness made everyone feel better";
    - blitheness

See also: cheerful, cheerless, depressing, uncheerful

Type of: attribute, happiness

Antonym: cheerlessness, uncheerfulness

Part of: disposition, temperament

Encyclopedia: Cheerfulness