[ UK /dɹˈi‍əɹɪnəs/ ]
[ US /ˈdɹiɹinəs/ ]
  1. extreme dullness; lacking spirit or interest
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How To Use dreariness In A Sentence

  • The park wore an aspect of utter dreariness and ruin.
  • I despise this kind of dreariness -- rather be in state prison near the folks. Danger Signals Remarkable, Exciting and Unique Examples of the Bravery, Daring and Stoicism in the Midst of Danger of Train Dispatchers and Railroad Engineers
  • It's bright and homely… displaying none of the drab and dreariness you'd expect for any kind of health-related centre.
  • In Toronto at least, the heat has swung a full 180 degrees from last week's rainy and cold dreariness to a hot, humid, skin melting climate. Going Around in Circles
  • It will take years and years before it's natural dreariness is overcome.
  • Because we were the generation that had been raised on a diet of 1970s dreariness, of safety-pinned punks and urban grot.
  • A certain dreariness overtakes the consistent, relentless cleverness. Keeping a Civil Tongue
  • Moreover, ways must be found to create communal urban space capable of mitigating the drabness and dreariness of most public housing developments.
  • In fact, since the plodding dreariness is usually broken by bouts of howling misery, the slow points come as rather a pleasant respite.
  • It was not the loneliness of unfrequented nature, for there was a well-kept carriage road traversing its dreariness; and even when the hillside was clothed with scanty verdure, there were "outcrops" of smooth glistening weather-worn rocks showing like bare brown knees under the all too imperfectly kilted slopes. The Bell-Ringer of Angel's
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