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WHAT DOES CHEERFUL MEAN IN ENGLISH?
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. The word cheer meant originally face, countenance, expression, and came through Old French into Middle English in the 13th century from Low Latin cara, head; this is generally referred to the Greek καρα;. Cara is used by the 6th-century poet Flavius Cresconius Corippus, Postquam venere verendam Caesilris ante caram. Cheer was at first qualified with epithets, both of joy and gladness and of sorrow; compare She thanked Dyomede for ale... his gode chere with If they sing... tis with so dull a cheere. An early transference in meaning was to hospitality or entertainment, and hence to food and drink, good cheer. The sense of a shout of encouragement or applause is a late use. Defoe speaks of it as a sailor's word, and the meaning does not appear in Johnson.
The first definition of cheerful in the dictionary is having a happy disposition; in good spirits. Other definition of cheerful is pleasantly bright; gladdening.Cheerful is also hearty; ungrudging; enthusiastic.
The translations of cheerful from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «cheerful» in English.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CHEERFUL» OVER TIME
The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «cheerful» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «cheerful» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.
Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about cheerful
10 QUOTES WITH «CHEERFUL»
Famous quotes and sentences with the word cheerful.
Vaudeville was characterized by sunny optimism, acts that were uplifting, cheerful, and clean. It provided a fanciful, magical escape, but after Black Friday, the tone of American entertainment changed almost overnight.
George Matthew Adams
A cheerful frame of mind, reinforced by relaxation... is the medicine that puts all ghosts of fear on the run.
Amos Bronson Alcott
To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age.
Thomas Bailey Aldrich
To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent - that is to triumph over old age.
I wasn't the best waitress in the world, but I was cheerful and worked hard.
One's age should be tranquil, as childhood should be playful. Hard work at either extremity of life seems out of place. At midday the sun may burn, and men labor under it; but the morning and evening should be alike calm and cheerful.
O Holy Spirit, descend plentifully into my heart. Enlighten the dark corners of this neglected dwelling and scatter there Thy cheerful beams.
He who loveth a book will never want a faithful friend, a wholesome counsellor, a cheerful companion, or an effectual comforter.
I have always been - I think any student of history almost inevitably is - a cheerful pessimist.
Happiness is in our own hearts. I have no regrets of anything in the past. I'm totally cheerful and happy, and I think that a lot of your attitude is not in the circumstances you find yourself in, but in the circumstances you make for yourself.
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CHEERFUL»
Discover the use of cheerful in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to cheerful and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
Sunbathing in the Rain: A Cheerful Book about Depression
This book offers practical hints on how to get better (diet, helpful pieces of music) alongside quotations, ranging from sentences on crisp packets, to prayers, from Russian orthodox writings on silence to collections of slang.
Gwyneth Lewis, 2006
The editor paid for the lunch (as editors do).
Edna Ferber, 2009
In a Heartbeat: Sharing the Power of Cheerful Giving
But until now, Leigh Anne and Sean Tuohy have never told this astonishing tale in their own way and with their own words. For Leigh Anne and Sean, it all begins with family.
Leigh Anne Tuohy, Sean Tuohy, Sally Jenkins, 2010
Cheerful Sacrifice: The Battle of Arras, 1917
Cheerful Sacrifice tells the story of the spring offensive of April - May 1917, otherwise known as the Battle of Arras.
Jonathan Nicholls, 2005
Over 150 million copies sold worldwide! Mr. Cheerful walks through life with a smile on his face, but he’s got a less-than-cheerful secret to hide.
Roger Hargreaves, 2002
Reasons to Be Cheerful: From Punk to New Labour Through the ...
These memoirs tell the story of a political activist. In every major event of the last twenty-five years, Mark Steel has managed to play an extremely minor role.
Mark Steel, 2001
Cheerful Weather for the Wedding
A novella first published in 1932 features the activities of Dolly and her bustling oblivious mother as the bride-to-be gets ready to marry the wrong man on a brisk March day in England.
Julia Frances Strachey, 2009
A Cheerful Heart: Life Is Not A Bowl of Cherries, So Stay ...
Now, she shares the story of her life in order to encourage others to search for the help they need and the solutions to their own challenging situations help is there, if you only look.
Diana Holt, 2010
Reasons to Be Cheerful: The Life and Work of Barney Bubbles
A celebration of the life and work of one of the greatest designers of recent times, the mysterious and tragic cult figure Barney Bubbles.
Paul Gorman, 2011
A Cheerful and Comfortable Faith: Anglican Religious ...
This enlightening book examines the physical objects found in elite Virginia households of the eighteenth century to discover what they can tell us about their owners’ lives and religious practices.
Lauren F. Winner, 2010
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CHEERFUL»
Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term cheerful is used in the context of the following news items.
Make your trailer cheerful but rugged
Dear Debbie: We have retired to an Airstream trailer so that we can travel around the country. We'd like to make it cheerful, but it also needs to ... «Wausau Daily Herald, Jul 15»
Parents pay tribute to 'cheerful' April and call for campaign action
THE parents of seven-year-old April Reeves, who died in a tragic accident in Locking, say her death will 'not be in vain' as they pay tribute to ... «Weston & Somerset Mercury, Jul 15»
Debra Allcock Tyler: My reasons not to be cheerful
So here are my reasons not to be cheerful, part 1 ... The Minister When Rob Wilson was reappointed as Minister for Civil Society in the late ... «Third Sector, Jul 15»
Smiths Group gives its new chief 7.5 million reasons to be cheerful
The new boss of Smiths Group has hit a £7.5 million jackpot after the industrial conglomerate staged an executive raid on its fellow FTSE 100 ... «The Times, Jul 15»
Reasons to be Cheerful
This summer hasn't exactly been one to scream and shout about, on more than one front. First of all, we've lost fan favourites Adam Bogdan, ... «Lion of Vienna Suite, Jul 15»
Jaswir plays a cheerful, positive bahu
She will play Nikhil Ratnaparkhi's wife Nutty, a bubbly and cheerful person, in 'Krishan Kanhaiya'. Jaswir is glad she is getting to portray ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
Thousands bask in sun, music, cheerful atmosphere at Kyiv picnic to …
An estimated 3,000 revelers descended on Kyiv International School Stadium for the annual Fourth of July picnic to celebrate American ... «Kyiv Post, Jul 15»
Four reasons to be cheerful if Greece stumbles out of the euro
If Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras had a couple of drachma for every time someone had predicted that his country was about to tumble out ... «MoneyWeek, Jul 15»
Why 2015/16 offers West Ham fans reasons to be cheerful
Since Sam Allardyce finally parted ways with the Hammers after ending the 2014/15 campaign in less than convincing style last season, West ... «FootballFanCast.com, Jul 15»
HOTLINE: Reasons to be cheerful, by Rio Tinto's Sam
"Even my grandchildren call me Sam." There are plenty of reasons to be cheerful, for those who can look beyond... All material subject to strictly ... «Metalbulletin.com, Jul 15»
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