English to Xhosa Meaning :: cheerless

Cheerless :
cheerless
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Adjective(1) causing sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy

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(1) A grey, wet, cheerless , Paris day bought with it the need for a self-indulgent treat.(2) It looks oddly bleak and cheerless - and if you look carefully you can see that where the water splashes down, it has frozen into a mound of ice.(3) What he remembers most was the stillness of the dressing-room and, later, the cheerless evening he spent at his hotel in Newport.(4) It serves only to cast a chill upon intellectual and creative activities and to turn the serious business of law enforcement into a cheerless farce.(5) Try to see it on a big screen for the full effect of its magnificent, cheerless vistas, which meld ice and sky in a horizonless prospect, highlighting the drama as if on a modernist stage.(6) The other rooms were just too large and empty, making them both joyless and cheerless for most of the time.(7) Abandoned as a newborn infant in a shoe box and left behind an Italian restaurant in an English city in 1965, Rebecca is adopted by a cheerless couple who have little feel for parenting.(8) Traders and residents are being warned the city will be drab and cheerless if funds are not found to pay for proper illuminations.(9) He smiled a cheerless smile, ÔÇÿWelcome,ÔÇÖ he whispered, ÔÇÿto your destiny.ÔÇÖ(10) I didn't want people to see the cheerless me, I didn't want to seem weak, but most of all I didn't want others to know the pain within my soul.(11) Despite meagre attempts to beautify the grounds with flowers and shrubs, there was no denying that this was a grim and cheerless place.(12) Next to his caravan is what is laughably called his ÔÇÿchaletÔÇÖ - laughable because it is hard to imagine anything less like a jolly holiday camp than this cold, cheerless place.(13) It has been a cheerless four months since the storm tore this section of New Orleans to pieces.(14) The students of Fine Arts College were only too willing to help out the social workers in their efforts to bring some colour to the cheerless life of the inmates of the mental hospital.(15) I spent the next few cheerless evenings perspiring over our family computer, launching my new PDA into repeated death spirals.(16) The walls and floors were of stone, and the room was bland and cheerless .
Synonyms
Adjective
1. gloomy ::
belusizi
2. dreary ::
wasichaza
3. dull ::
buthuntu
4. dismal ::
ebanga
5. bleak ::
limnyama
6. drab ::
anemifanekiso
7. somber ::
esibandayo
8. dark ::
emnyama
9. dim ::
nokuguquka
10. dingy ::
liqhuma
11. funereal ::
funereal
12. austere ::
olukhuni
13. stark ::
nokuyekelela
14. bare ::
wamzalela
17. uninviting ::
uninviting
18. miserable ::
lusizi
19. wretched ::
elusizi
21. depressing ::
ezixinezelayo
Antonyms
1. bright ::
elikhanyayo
2. cheerful ::
buhle
3. cheery ::
ngentsholo
4. cordial ::
kamnandi
5. festive ::
zemikhosi
6. friendly ::
friendly
7. gay ::
gay
Different Forms
cheerless, cheerlessly, cheerlessness
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