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drear


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Drear  \Drear\,  n. 
  Sadness;  dismalness.  [Obs.]  --Spenser. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Drear  \Drear\,  a.  [See  {Dreary}.] 
  Dismal;  gloomy  with  solitude.  ``A  drear  and  dying  sound.'' 
  --Milton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  drear 
  adj  :  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},  {dreary},  {gloomy},  {sorry}] 




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