cheerful + -ness
cheerfulness (usually uncountable, plural cheerfulnesses)
- The state of being cheerful; joy.
1611, The Holy Bible, […] (King James Version), imprinted at London: By Robert Barker, […], OCLC 964384981, Romans 12:8:
Or he that exhorteth, on exhortation: he that giueth, let him doe it with simplicitie: hee that ruleth, with diligence: hee that sheweth mercy, with cheerefulnesse.
the state of being cheerful; joy