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Language: Old English
Origin: dreorig 'bloody, sad'

dreary

adjective
     
drear‧y also drear literary
dull and making you feel sad or bored:
the same dreary routine
a dreary winter's day
dreariness noun [uncountable]
WORD FOCUS: boring WORD FOCUS: boring
similar words: not very interesting, dull, dreary, drab

very boring: tedious, mind-numbing, soul-destroying


See also
boring

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