Student Thesaurus

One entry found for cheerful.
Entry Word: cheerful
Function: adjective
Text: 1 having or showing a good mood or disposition <a cheerful person who is always fun to work with and a pleasure to be around>
Synonyms blithe, blithesome, bright, buoyant, cheery, chipper, gay, gladsome, lightsome, sunny, upbeat
Related Words hopeful, optimistic, sanguine; jaunty, lively, perky, sprightly, vivacious; carefree, careless, cavalier, devil-may-care, easygoing, happy-go-lucky, insouciant, lighthearted, unconcerned; boon, jolly, jovial, merry, mirthful; glad, happy, pleased
Near Antonyms dull, lethargic, listless, sluggish, torpid; blue, dejected, depressed, heavyhearted, melancholy, sorrowful; discontented, disgruntled, unhappy
Antonyms dour, gloomy, glum, morose, saturnine, sulky, sullen
2 serving to lift one's spirits <a hospital with sunny, cheerful rooms that are designed to make a patient's stay as pleasant as possible>
Synonyms bright, cheering, cheery, gay, glad
Related Words gladdening, heartening, heartwarming; gleaming, radiant, sparkling
Near Antonyms discouraging, disheartening; colorless, drab, dull, lackluster, lusterless
Antonyms bleak, cheerless, dark, depressing, dismal, dreary, gloomy, gray (also grey)