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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Sad or dull.

Usage examples (39)
  • Into each life some rain must fall, Some days must be dark and dreary.
  • "It is what I call a dreary, dismal-looking town," said Miles to
  • It was the reward he had promised her for what he called her dreary, mechanical job of copying and copying.
  • Her use of the word "dreary" is a clever utilization of a subjective adjective (and a very Wordsworthian one). for more
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