[cheer-fuh l] /ˈtʃɪər fəl/
full of ; in good spirits:
a cheerful person.
promoting or inducing ; pleasant; bright:
characterized by or expressive of good spirits or cheerfulness:
hearty or ungrudging:
having a happy disposition; in good spirits
pleasantly bright; gladdening: a cheerful room
hearty; ungrudging; enthusiastic: cheerful help
c.1400, “full of cheer,” from cheer (n.) + -ful. Meaning “elevating the spirits” is from mid-15c. Related: Cheerfully; cheerfulness.
Children’s Health Development Foundation
Coalition for Heritable Disorders of Connective Tissue
ChD abbr. Latin Chirurgiae Doctor (Doctor of Surgery) Latin Chirurgiae Doctor (Doctor of Surgery) 1. congenital heart disease 2. coronary heart disease
Center for Healthcare Ethics