Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The state of being cheerful; joy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Good spirits; a state of moderate joy or gayety; alacrity.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or quality of being cheerful. A state of moderate joy or gaiety.
  • n. Alacrity; readiness; geniality.
  • n. Synonyms Mirth, Cheerfulness, etc. See mirth.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a feeling of spontaneous good spirits
  • n. the quality of being cheerful and dispelling gloom

Etymologies

cheerful +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

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