- cheer on,
- cheer up,
Origin of cheerful
Examples from the Web for cheerfulness
She was known for her positivity, cheerfulness, and sweet demeanor.The Names You Don’t Hear: Nearly 200 Women Have Died in Iraq and Afghanistan|Kate Hoit|May 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Unsavoury as it is below, there is cheerfulness, and comfort, and hard, honest work above.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Women,” Gore says, “have been socialized really differently with happiness and cheerfulness and our place in the world.
Women," Gore says, "have been socialized really differently with happiness and cheerfulness and our place in the world.
Oppose Sotomayor, if you will, on her legal opinions, not on her credentials or cheerfulness.
It was very seldom that any one came to see us, and our few visitors brought neither joy nor cheerfulness to our house.Katia|Leo Tolstoy
Her husband forced a smile, and kissed her with an air of cheerfulness.The Tithe-Proctor|William Carleton
The good soldier will advance, with spirit and cheerfulness, to any service that falls in his way.Elements of Gaelic Grammar|Alexander Stewart
Well, as I say, I found myself on a certain night a partaker of all this cheerfulness.Far Off Things|Arthur Machen
(p. 083) The people are of a contented nature, and bear their poverty with cheerfulness and even dignity.The Huguenots in France|Samuel Smiles.