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Correct spelling:
dreary
Definition:
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"
Synonyms:
dejected (adjective)
plaintive, disheartened, woeful, anguished, lachrymose, dispirited, moody, pensive, glum, despairing, depressed, overcome, wistful, mournful, heartbroken, sad, melancholy, discouraged, downhearted, joyless, dejected, sullen, contemplative, disconsolate, morose, gloomy, blue, dolorous, miserable, grim, anxious, despondent.
gray (adjective)
mousy, dull, ashen, drab, battleship-gray, grizzled, salt-and-pepper, leaden, dingy, pearl-gray, neutral-tint, pearly, iron-gray, somber, silvery, smoky, dapple-gray, gun metal, taupe, gray, gloomy, mole-gray, lead-gray.
dark (adjective)
sooty, swarthy, gloomy, dark, shadowy, shaded, somber, darkened, dusky, murky, dim, inky, silhouetted, black, dismal, cloudy, umbrageous, shady, obscure, lightless.
boring (adjective)
tiresome, tedious, monotonous, commonplace, mundane, prosaic, dry, dull, depressing, humdrum, boring, uninteresting, insipid, wearisome.
desolate (adjective)
miserable, dismal, forgotten, forlorn, lonely, uninhabited, barren, inhospitable, desert, forsaken, abandoned, deserted, stark, bare, bleak.
Other synonyms:
sorry, drear, cheerless, uncheerful, gloomy, drab, dingy, dismal, dull.
Examples of usage:
  1. " But I thought-" " It's a dreary business. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  2. Don't let's discuss that dreary business. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  3. The whole aspect of the house was dreary. - "Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists", Washington Irving.

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