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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Dreary(0.01289 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Dreary.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
adj 1: depressing in character or appearance; “drove through dingy
streets”; “the dismal prison twilight”- Charles
Dickens; “drab old buildings”; “a dreary mining town”;
“gloomy tenements”; “sorry routine that follows on the
heels of death”- B.A.Williams [syn: dingy, dismal,
drab, drear, gloomy, sorry]
2: 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” [syn: drab]
[also: dreariest, drearier]
English → English (gcide)
Dreary \Drear"y\ (dr[=e]r"[y^]), a. [Compar. Drearier; superl.
Dreariest.] [OE. dreori, dreri, AS. dre['o]rig, sad; akin
to G. traurig, and prob. to AS. dre['o]san to fall, Goth.
driusan. Cf. Dross, Drear, Drizzle, Drowse.]
1. Sorrowful; distressful. [Obs.] “ Dreary shrieks.”
2. Exciting cheerless sensations, feelings, or associations;
comfortless; dismal; gloomy. “ Dreary shades.” --Dryden.
“The dreary ground.” --Prior.
Full many a dreary anxious hour. --Keble.
Johnson entered on his vocation in the most dreary
part of that dreary interval which separated two
ages of prosperity. --Macaulay.