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Dreary

Pronunciation of Dreary
/dɹˈi͡əɹi/, /dɹˈi‍əɹi/, /d_ɹ_ˈiə_ɹ_i/

Synonyms for dreary:

Sense 1

plodding, formulaic, unexceptionable, tenebrific, lackluster, stupefying, laborious, trivial, soporific, sterile, unimaginative, old-hat, shopworn, ritual, forgettable, hackneyed, dispiriting, uninspired, tired, labored, Weariful, anodyne, serviceable, featureless, repetitious, pallid, unexciting, lifeless, uninspiring, uneventful, jerkwater, soulless, banal, Stultifying.

Sense 2

inert, blah, clinical, readable, worthy, middle-aged.

Sense 3

desolate, Irksome, deadly, derivative, bland.

Sense 4

weary, stuffy.

Sense 11

dead.

futile

waste.

infernal

stygian.

black (adjective)

sombre, depressive.

boring (adjective)

insipid, Weariful, dry, humdrum, tedious, mundane, boring, prosaic, depressing, dull, monotonous, wearisome, tiresome, commonplace, uninteresting.

dark (adjective)

murky, umbrageous, dim, obscure, sooty, darkened, dusky, shady, gloomy, dismal, shaded, silhouetted, dark, shadowy, swarthy, cloudy, lightless, somber, black, inky.

darkish (adjective)

dim.

dejected (adjective)

downhearted, moody, disheartened, mournful, joyless, discouraged, despairing, dispirited, blue, despondent, anguished, plaintive, dolorous, anxious, grim, miserable, sad, woeful, glum, overcome, pensive, contemplative, wistful, morose, lachrymose, melancholy, gloomy, depressed, disconsolate, sullen, dejected, heartbroken.

desolate (adjective)

deserted, uninhabited, bleak, desert, forsaken, forgotten, abandoned, forlorn, barren, stark, dismal, miserable, inhospitable, bare, lonely.

dim (adjective)

lightless.

dull (adjective)

unexciting, uninspiring, repetitious.

funereal (adjective)

funereal.

gloomy, lifeless (adjective)

dull, melancholy, dismal, mournful, joyless, dingy, comfortless, dispiriting, bleak, depressing, black, somber, drab, blah, glum, wretched, tedious, wearisome, funereal, pedestrian, sad, boring, uninteresting, monotonous, lonely, lonesome, forlorn, colorless, depressive, uneventful, cheerless, humdrum.

gray (adjective)

mousy, mole-gray, grizzled, drab, leaden, dingy, dull, gun metal, gray, ashen, taupe, dapple-gray, lead-gray, battleship-gray, pearly, silvery, gloomy, somber, smoky, neutral-tint, pearl-gray, iron-gray, salt-and-pepper.

hopeless (adjective)

black.

tenebrific (adjective)

tenebrific.

Sense 1 (noun)

unexciting, uninspired, trivial.

Sense 3 (noun)

Irksome, Weariful, weary, stuffy.

dreary (noun)

dingy, drab, cheerless, dull, uncheerful, dismal, gloomy, sorry, drear.

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