There were no chimneys; the smoke of the ill-fed, cheerless fire escaped through a hole in the roof.
Here, in their cheerless camp, they were detained by the wind and the rain four days.
Nor is it, as has been too often supposed, a cheerless life of toil and fatigue, but has many substantial and endearing charms.
This hamlet, far away in the north, was a cold and cheerless assemblage of savage homes.
Looking up at her friend, she was struck by his sad and cheerless face.
The dark and cheerless winter had given place to a cold and cheerless spring.
They even felt rather sorry for the people who were condemned to live forever in such a cheerless country.
Cold and cheerless was his abode—and when would this state of things end?
I looked earnestly around me; the present was cheerless, the future dark and fearful.
The tents where the people are housed who cannot find other shelter were cold and cheerless.