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English adjective: dreary

1. dreary lacking in liveliness or charm or surprise


SamplesHer drab personality.
Life was drab compared with the more exciting life style overseas.
A series of dreary dinner parties.


Synonymsdrab


Similardull


Antonymslively

2. dreary causing dejection


SamplesA blue day.
The dark days of the war.
A week of rainy depressing weather.
A disconsolate winter landscape.
The first dismal dispiriting days of November.
A dark gloomy day.
Grim rainy weather.


Synonymsblue, dark, dingy, disconsolate, dismal, drab, drear, gloomy, grim, sorry


Similarcheerless, depressing, uncheerful


Antonymscheerful









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