Usage examples for cheerfulness

  1. So then I showed him how he was throwing into the ashes his best affections- how the common gifts of youth and cheerfulness were behind me- how I had not strength, even of heart, for the ordinary duties of life- everything I told him and showed him. – The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1 of 2) by Frederic G. Kenyon
  2. Smith came to dinner; at the table I affected unusual cheerfulness and without a word about my plans, I turned the conversation to our journey. – Child of a Century, v3 by Alfred de Musset
  3. He had kept his temper, his dignity, his cheerfulness – Tales of the Five Towns by Arnold Bennett