There were no chimneys; the smoke of the ill-fed, cheerless fire escaped through a hole in the roof.
And after all, it is a cheerless scene, and cheerless are the wanderers in it.
Nor is it, as has been too often supposed, a cheerless life of toil and fatigue, but has many substantial and endearing charms.
It was cheerless and empty, and the children's happy voices lived in it no more.
Looking up at her friend, she was struck by his sad and cheerless face.
The cold and cheerless chamber was once more warmed into a home.
They even felt rather sorry for the people who were condemned to live forever in such a cheerless country.
Within, the dark was cheerless, but he made no effort to light a lamp.
I looked earnestly around me; the present was cheerless, the future dark and fearful.
The inhabitants were as cheerless as the land on which they lived.