Cheer and Misery


Cheer noun - A mood characterized by high spirits and amusement and often accompanied by laughter.
Usage example: a birthday celebration filled with affection and cheer

Misery is an antonym for cheer.


Misery noun - A situation or state that causes great suffering and unhappiness.

Cheer is an antonym for misery in topics: trouble, ease, relief, pain.

Nearby Words: miserable, miser

How words are described

human human cheer human misery
long long cheer long misery
usual usual cheer usual misery
endless endless cheer endless misery
Other adjectives: collective, extreme, bad, personal, continued, general, extra.

Both words in one sentence

  • Not only does his misery carry on into the next episode, but the events of said next episode make it even worse, and it all starts when Crichton tries to cheer him up.
  • Contrast Misery Poker, where the point is not to cheer the other person up but to keep their problems from overshadowing yours.
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