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cheerful 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˈCHi(ə)rfəl/,
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Noticeably happy and optimistic,
  1. Noticeably happy and optimistic
    • - how can she be so cheerful at six o'clock in the morning?
    • - a cheerful voice
  2. Causing happiness by its nature or appearance
    • - a chatty, cheerful letter
    • - the room was painted in cheerful colors

  1. being full of or promoting cheer; having or showing good spirits; "her cheerful nature"; "a cheerful greeting"; "a cheerful room"; "as cheerful as anyone confined to a hospital bed could be"
  2. pleasantly (even unrealistically) optimistic
  3. (cheerfulness) the quality of being cheerful and dispelling gloom; "flowers added a note of cheerfulness to the drab room"
  4. Cheering is the uttering or making of sounds encouraging, stimulating or exciting to action, indicating approval or acclaiming or welcoming persons, announcements of events and the like.
  5. (Cheerfulness) Happiness is a state of mind or feeling characterized by contentment, love, satisfaction, pleasure, or joy. A variety of biological, psychological, religious, and philosophical approaches have striven to define happiness and identify its sources.
  6. Noticeably happy and optimistic; Bright and pleasant
  7. (CHEERFULNESS) "Relaxing with oneself and picking up on the possibilities of basic goodness." "...you can pick up on the possibilities of Basic Goodness and cheer yourself up." (see "Speech") (pg 80)
  8. A sign that is shown by fans between matches in a tournament to hype or show appreciation for a team or player in a witty way. (Example cheerfuls from MLG Anaheim)