HyperDic: dreary

English > 2 senses of the word dreary:
ADJECTIVEalldreary, drablacking in liveliness or charm or surprise
alldreary, blue, dark, dingy, disconsolate, dismal, gloomy, grim, sorry, drab, drearcausing dejection
dreary > pronunciation
Soundsdrih'riy
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > dreary: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaninglacking in liveliness or charm or surprise.
Example "a series of dreary dinner parties"
Synonymdrab
Broaderdulllacking in liveliness or animation
Spanishigual, monótono, rutinario
Catalanigual, monòton, rutinari
Nounsdrearinessextreme / extreme dullness
English > dreary: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningCausing dejection.
Synonymsblue, dark, dingy, disconsolate, dismal, gloomy, grim, sorry, drab, drear
Broaderdepressing, cheerless, uncheerfulCausing sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy
Spanishdeprimente, desalentador, desconsolado, macabro, negro, oscuro, triste
Catalandepriment, desconsolat, descoratjador, macabre, negre, obscur, trist
Nounsdrearinessextreme / extreme dullness
Adverbsdrearilyin a cheerless manner

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