Associations to the word «Dreary»


DREARY, adjective. (obsolete) Grievous, dire; appalling.
DREARY, adjective. Drab; dark, colorless, or cheerless.

Dictionary definition

DREARY, adjective. 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".
DREARY, adjective. 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".

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke