cheerful

ˈtʃɪəful прил.
1) радостный, веселый;
живой, энергичный, неунывающий Syn : merry I, blithe, cheery, happy, sprightly
1. , sunny, vivacious, winsome Ant : downcast, gloomy, miserable, sad, woebegone
2) с радостью, с желанием, делающий что-л. охотно cheerful obedience ≈добровольная покорность
3) вызывающий радость;
рассеивающий сумрак, яркий;
снимающий тревогу sunny cheerful room ≈ веселая солнечная комната cheerful colours ≈ яркие краски Syn : gladdening, animating, enlivening бодрый, неунывающий, веселый - * mood бодрое настроение - * face веселое лицо - he is always * он никогда не унывает, он всегда в хорошем настроении веселый, радостный - * room веселая комната - * colours радостные цвета - * day веселый день - * сonversation приятная беседа делающий (что-л) бодро, охотно - * worker работник, которого не нужно подгонять - * helper неутомимый помощник - * giving помощь от всего сердца - * acceptance of responsibility добровольное принятие ответственности на себя cheerful бодрый, веселый ~ яркий, светлыйдне)

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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  • cheerful — cheerful, cheery For the ordinary meanings ‘full of cheer, cheering, gladdening’, cheerful is the usual word, and can be applied to a person or a person s appearance or disposition, as well as to utterances and activities (e.g. cheerful banter /… …   Modern English usage

  • Cheerful — Cheer ful (ch[=e]r f[.u]l; 277), a. Having or showing good spirits or joy; cheering; cheery; contented; happy; joyful; lively; animated; willing. [1913 Webster] To entertain a cheerful disposition. Shak. [1913 Webster] The cheerful birds of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cheerful — [chir′fəl] adj. 1. full of cheer; joyful 2. filling with cheer; bright and attractive [a cheerful room] 3. willing; ready [a cheerful helper] SYN. HAPPY cheerfully adv. cheerfulness n …   English World dictionary

  • cheerful — ► ADJECTIVE 1) noticeably happy and optimistic. 2) bright and pleasant: a cheerful room. DERIVATIVES cheerfully adverb cheerfulness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • cheerful — index ready (willing), sanguine Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • cheerful — (adj.) c.1400, full of cheer, from CHEER (Cf. cheer) (n.) + FUL (Cf. ful). Meaning elevating the spirits is from mid 15c. Related: Cheerfully; cheerfulness …   Etymology dictionary

  • cheerful — lighthearted, joyful, joyous, *glad, happy Analogous words: jolly, jovial, *merry, blithe, jocund: mirthful, gleeful (see corresponding nouns at MIRTH): gay, vivacious, *lively, animated Antonyms: glum, gloomy Contrasted words: *sullen, saturnine …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • cheerful — [adj] happy airy, animated, blithe, bouncy, bright, bucked, buoyant, cheery, chipper, chirpy, contented, effervescent, enlivening, enthusiastic, full of pep, gay, glad, gladsome, good humored, good natured, hearty, high, hilarious, hopeful, in… …   New thesaurus

  • cheerful — cheer|ful [ˈtʃıəfəl US ˈtʃır ] adj 1.) happy, or behaving in a way that shows you are happy ▪ She was feeling more cheerful than before. ▪ I m making a real effort to be cheerful despite everything. cheerful voice/smile/manner etc ▪ I m Robyn,… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cheerful — adjective 1 behaving in a way that shows you are happy, for example by smiling or being very friendly: Despite feeling ill, she managed to keep cheerful. | a cheerful grin/smile/face (=showing that you are happy): Nancy gave me a cheerful grin… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • cheerful — [[t]tʃɪ͟ə(r)fʊl[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED Someone who is cheerful is happy and shows this in their behaviour. They are both very cheerful in spite of their colds... Jack sounded quite cheerful about the idea. Syn: cheery Derived words: cheerfully ADV… …   English dictionary

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