Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Forlorn; lonely; gloomy.

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Usage examples "dreary":

  1. This ended off when the day closed with a dreary, low complaint, as if they had begged long enough and gave up. - "Phemie Frost's Experiences", Ann S. Stephens.
  2. She was astonished at the dreary sight. - "Verotchka's Tales", Mamin Siberiak.
  3. The winter twilight drew in, gray and dreary, with a threat of snow. - "The Haunted Bookshop", Christopher Morley.