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Synonyms for dreary

Adjective

1. drab, dreary, dull (vs. lively)
usage: lacking in liveliness or charm or surprise; "her drab personality"; "life was drab compared with the more exciting life style overseas"; "a series of dreary dinner parties"
2. blue, dark, dingy, disconsolate, dismal, gloomy, grim, sorry, drab, drear, dreary, depressing (vs. cheerful), cheerless, uncheerful
usage: causing dejection; "a blue day"; "the dark days of the war"; "a week of rainy depressing weather"; "a disconsolate winter landscape"; "the first dismal dispiriting days of November"; "a dark gloomy day"; "grim rainy weather"
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