dreary - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate dreary

dreary is hyphenated as drear-y

How to pronounce dreary

dreary is pronounced ´dr ēːr ēː

Number of syllables in dreary

The number of syllables in dreary is 2

What part of speech in dreary?

dreary is an adjective

How common in the word dreary?

dreary is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does dreary convey?

Has a sentiment score of -2 on a scale of -5 to +5

Common collocations after 'dreary'

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Common collocations before 'dreary'

black, dark, day, life, long, look, made, most, never, only, people, seen, something, such, thought

Words with similar spelling to dreary

deary, dreamy

Synonyms of 'dreary'

affecting, afflictive, apocalyptic, arid, ashen, ashy, bad, baleful, banausic, baneful, barren, bitter, Black, blah, blank, bleak, bloodless, blue, boding, boring, canescent, cheerless, cinereous, cold, colorless, comfortless, dapple, dapple-gray, dappled, dark, dead, deplorable, depressed, depressive, dim, dingy, dire, dismal, distressful, doleful, dolorous, dove-colored, downcast, drab, draggy, drear, dry, dryasdust, dull, dusty, effete, elephantine, empty, everlasting, evil, fade, fateful, flat, foreboding, forlorn, funereal, glaucescent, glaucous, gloomy, glum, grave, gray, grayish, grievous, grim, griseous, grizzle, grizzled, grizzly, harping, heavy, hollow, humdrum, ill, ill-boding, ill-fated, ill-omened, ill-starred, inane, inauspicious, insipid, invariable, iron-gray, jejune, joyless, lamentable, leaden, lifeless, livid, long-winded, low-spirited, lowering, melancholy, miserable, monotone, monotonous, morose, mournful, mousy, moving, ominous, oppressive, ordinary, painful, pale, pallid, pathetic, pearl, pearly, pedestrian, piteous, pitiable, poignant, pointless, poky, ponderous, portentous, prolix, prosaic, regrettable, rueful, run-of-the-mill, sad, saturnine, sharp, silver, silvery, singsong, sinister, slaty, slow, smoky, sober, solemn, somber, sombrous, sore, spiritless, sterile, stiff, stodgy, stuffy, superficial, tasteless, taupe, tedious, tiresome, touching, treadmill, triste, uncomfortable, uneventful, unexciting, unfavorable, unfortunate, unhappy, uninteresting, unlucky, unpromising, unpropitious, untoward, unvarying, vapid, weariful, wearisome, weary, woebegone, woeful, wooden, wretched

List of anagrams of dreary

Ardrey, Darrey, yarder

Common Verb Collocations of dreary

be, become, begin, can, come, darken, dream, fall, flow, get, go, haunt, have, imagine, lead, leave, lie, look, pass, present, see, seem, speak, spend, take, think, traverse, tread, will, convert

Common Conjunction Collocations of dreary

and, but, moorland, nor, or, Nor

Lists containing dreary

Words with similar spelling to deary
Words with similar spelling to dreamy
Synonyms of 'affecting'
Synonyms of 'apocalyptic'
Synonyms of 'arid'
Synonyms of 'ashen'
Synonyms of 'bad'
Synonyms of 'baleful'
Synonyms of 'baneful'
Synonyms of 'barren'
Synonyms of 'bitter'
Synonyms of 'black'
Synonyms of 'blah'
Synonyms of 'blank'
Synonyms of 'bleak'
Synonyms of 'Black'
Synonyms of 'bloodless'
Synonyms of 'boring'
Synonyms of 'cheerless'
Synonyms of 'cold'
Synonyms of 'colorless'
Synonyms of 'dapple'
Synonyms of 'dappled'
Synonyms of 'dark'
Synonyms of 'dead'
Synonyms of 'deadly'
Synonyms of 'deplorable'
Synonyms of 'depressant'
Synonyms of 'desolate'
Synonyms of 'dim'
Synonyms of 'dingy'
Synonyms of 'dire'
Synonyms of 'dismal'
Synonyms of 'doleful'
Synonyms of 'dolorous'
Synonyms of 'dour'
Synonyms of 'drab'
Synonyms of 'dry'
Synonyms of 'dryasdust'
Synonyms of 'dull'
Synonyms of 'dusty'
Synonyms of 'effete'
Synonyms of 'elephantine'
Synonyms of 'empty'
Synonyms of 'everlasting'
Synonyms of 'evil'
Synonyms of 'fade'
Synonyms of 'fateful'
Synonyms of 'flat'
Synonyms of 'foreboding'
List of anagrams of Ardrey
Common Adjective Collocations of brightened
Common Adjective Collocations of bleak
Common Adjective Collocations of barren
Common Adjective Collocations of burrowed
Common Adjective Collocations of brighten
Common Adjective Collocations of caves
Common Adjective Collocations of dull
Common Adjective Collocations of desolate
Common Adjective Collocations of dismal
Common Adjective Collocations of desolation
Common Adjective Collocations of expanse
Common Adjective Collocations of eerie
Common Adjective Collocations of encampment
Common Adjective Collocations of haunted
Common Adjective Collocations of hopeless
Common Adjective Collocations of howling
Common Adjective Collocations of howl
Common Adjective Collocations of hulk
Common Adjective Collocations of hopelessness
Common Adjective Collocations of hooting
Common Adjective Collocations of hubbub
Common Adjective Collocations of hutch
Common Adjective Collocations of heralded
Common Adjective Collocations of heartbroken
Common Adjective Collocations of intervened
Common Adjective Collocations of imaginations
Common Adjective Collocations of inhospitable
Common Adjective Collocations of introspective
Common Adjective Collocations of illumine
Common Adjective Collocations of jigs
Common Adjective Collocations of listless
Common Adjective Collocations of lonesome
Common Adjective Collocations of moor
Common Adjective Collocations of monotonous
Common Adjective Collocations of monotony
Common Adjective Collocations of nerving
Common Adjective Collocations of pauses
Common Adjective Collocations of unwholesome
Common Adjective Collocations of uninviting
Common Adjective Collocations of unutterably