dreary definition

  • adjective:
    • Dismal; bleak.
    • Boring; lifeless: dreary tasks.
    • Grievous, dire; appalling.
    • Drab; dark, colorless, or cheerless.
    • Sorrowful; distressful.
    • Exciting cheerless feelings, feelings, or associations; comfortless; dismal; gloomy.
    • causing dejection
    • lacking in liveliness or appeal or surprise
  • others:
    • Sorrowful; unfortunate.
    • Lonesomely dismal or depressing; exciting a sense of desolation, sadness, or gloom.
    • Hence Exciting a sense of tedium or ennui; tiresomely monotonous: as, a dreary guide.
    • Synonyms and Cheerless, comfortless, drear, dark. Boring.

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