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Definition of dreary:

  1. Exciting cheerless sensations, feelings, or associations; comfortless; dismal; gloomy.
  2. Sorrowful; distressful.


dirty, uncheerful, gloomy, begrimed, dingy, spicy, sober, blasphemous, inexorable, sulky, tenebrific, stern, glowering, grisly, dark-skinned, no-count, saturnine, good-for-nothing, risque, muddied, aristocratic, relentless, glooming, low, low-spirited, distressing, unforgiving, juicy, blueish, sorry, weariful, muddy, pitiful, down in the mouth, puritanical, down, non-white, stuffy, raunchy, gentle, irksome, benighted, macabre, grungy, grimy, sour, sombre, no-account, excite, bluish, naughty, racy, inconsolable, sick, no-good, aristocratical, dour, dismal, unappeasable, ghastly, unconsolable, forbidding, coloured, bad, weary, dull, olive-drab, lamentable, downcast, regretful, deplorable, grubby, drear, meritless, gloomful, patrician, drab, profane, gamey, light, gruesome, sinister, gamy, unrelenting, cheerless, good-for-naught, mordant, desolate, happy, puritanic, blue-blooded.

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