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- n. The state or condition of being uncheerful.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Want of cheerfulness; sadness.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. not conducive to cheer or good spirits
- n. a feeling of dreary or pessimistic sadness
uncheerful + -ness (Wiktionary)
Recognize the risks, right and left, the risks brought by pastoral activities and interests, and those brought by pastoral loneliness and uncheerfulness.