dreary: Associated Words
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  • unutterably
    • adverb to an inexpressible degree
      unspeakably; indescribably; ineffably.
      • she was looking very young tonight, and, as usual, indescribably beautiful, in a simple strapless dress of a green and white silky cotton

  • monotonies
    • noun the quality of wearisome constancy, routine, and lack of variety
      humdrum; sameness.
      • he had never grown accustomed to the monotony of his work
      • he was sick of the humdrum of his fellow prisoners
      • he hated the sameness of the food the college served
    • noun constancy of tone or pitch or inflection

  • unrelievedly
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  • moorlands
    • noun open land usually with peaty soil covered with heather and bracken and moss
      moor.

  • insupportably
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  • desolateness
    The state of being desolate.
  • inexpressibly
    In an inexpressible manner or degree; unspeakably; unutterably. Spectator.
  • vacuity
    • noun the absence of matter
      vacuum.
    • noun a region that is devoid of matter
      vacuum.

  • unspeakably
    • adverb to an inexpressible degree
      unutterably; indescribably; ineffably.
      • she was looking very young tonight, and, as usual, indescribably beautiful, in a simple strapless dress of a green and white silky cotton

  • solitudes
    • noun a state of social isolation
      purdah.
    • noun the state or situation of being alone

  • ineffably
    • adverb to an inexpressible degree
      unutterably; unspeakably; indescribably.
      • she was looking very young tonight, and, as usual, indescribably beautiful, in a simple strapless dress of a green and white silky cotton

  • monotony
    • noun the quality of wearisome constancy, routine, and lack of variety
      humdrum; sameness.
      • he had never grown accustomed to the monotony of his work
      • he was sick of the humdrum of his fellow prisoners
      • he hated the sameness of the food the college served
    • noun constancy of tone or pitch or inflection

  • indescribably
    • adverb to an inexpressible degree
      unutterably; unspeakably; ineffably.
      • she was looking very young tonight, and, as usual, indescribably beautiful, in a simple strapless dress of a green and white silky cotton

  • vacuities
    • noun the absence of matter
      vacuum.
    • noun a region that is devoid of matter
      vacuum.

  • insufferably
    In a manner or to a degree beyond endurance; intolerably; as, a blaze insufferably bright; a person insufferably proud.
  • steeples
    • noun a tall tower that forms the superstructure of a building (usually a church or temple) and that tapers to a point at the top
      spire.

  • intolerably
    • adverb to an unacceptable degree
      unacceptably.
      • The percentage of lead in our drinking water is unacceptably high

  • monotone
    • noun an unchanging intonation
      droning; drone.
    • noun a single tone repeated with different words or different rhythms (especially in rendering liturgical texts)

  • depressingly
    • adverb in a depressing manner or to a depressing degree

  • stagnancy
    • noun inactivity of liquids; being stagnant; standing still; without current or circulation
      stagnation.
    • noun a state of inactivity (in business or art etc)
      doldrums; stagnation.
      • economic growth of less than 1% per year is considered to be economic stagnation

  • unbearably
    • adverb to an unbearable degree
      • it was unbearably hot in the room

  • chatterer
    • noun an obnoxious and foolish and loquacious talker
      prater; spouter; magpie; chatterbox; babbler.
    • noun passerine bird of New World tropics
      cotinga.

  • appallingly
    • adverb to an appalling extent
      • the prisoners were appallingly thin

  • greyness
    • noun a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black
      grayness; gray; grey.

  • wildernesses
    • noun (politics) a state of disfavor
      • he led the Democratic party back from the wilderness
    • noun a wooded region in northeastern Virginia near Spotsylvania where bloody but inconclusive battles were fought in the American Civil War

  • sameness
    • noun the quality of being alike
      • sameness of purpose kept them together
    • noun the quality of wearisome constancy, routine, and lack of variety
      humdrum; monotony.
      • he had never grown accustomed to the monotony of his work
      • he was sick of the humdrum of his fellow prisoners
      • he hated the sameness of the food the college served

  • inconceivably
    • adverb to an inconceivable degree
      • inconceivably small

  • slog
    • verb work doggedly or persistently
      keep one's shoulder to the wheel; peg away; plug away; keep one's nose to the grindstone.
      • She keeps plugging away at her dissertation
    • verb walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud
      footslog; tramp; trudge; plod; pad.
      • Mules plodded in a circle around a grindstone

  • singularly
    • adverb in a singular manner or to a singular degree; he acquired three wives and fourteen children during his Portuguese embassy alone"
      • Lord T. was considered singularly licentious even for the courts of Russia and Portugal

  • moorland
    • noun open land usually with peaty soil covered with heather and bracken and moss
      moor.

  • dreadfully
    • adverb of a dreadful kind
      horribly; awfully.
      • there was a dreadfully bloody accident on the road this morning
    • adverb in a dreadful manner
      dismally.
      • as he looks at the mess he has left behind he must wonder how the Brits so often managed to succeed in the kind of situation where he has so dismally failed

  • monotones
    • noun an unchanging intonation
      droning; drone.
    • noun a single tone repeated with different words or different rhythms (especially in rendering liturgical texts)

  • hooting
    • noun a loud raucous cry (as of an owl)
    • noun a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
      razz; boo; razzing; Bronx cheer; hiss; raspberry; bird; snort.

  • oppressively
    • adverb in a heavy and oppressive way
      • it was oppressively hot in the office

  • monotonously
    • adverb in a monotonous manner
      • the history of the play throughout the latter part of the eighteenth century is monotonously uneventful

  • grayness
    • noun a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black
      gray; greyness; grey.

  • midnight
    • noun 12 o'clock at night; the middle of the night
      • young children should not be allowed to stay up until midnight

  • drizzle
    • noun very light rain; stronger than mist but less than a shower
      mizzle.
    • verb rain lightly
      mizzle.
      • When it drizzles in summer, hiking can be pleasant

  • unbelievably
    • adverb not easy to believe
      incredibly; implausibly; improbably.
      • behind you the coastal hills plunge to the incredibly blue sea backed by the Turkish mountains
    • adverb in an unbelievable manner
      • he was unbelievably angry

  • wasteland
    • noun an uninhabited wilderness that is worthless for cultivation
      barren; waste.
      • the barrens of central Africa
      • the trackless wastes of the desert

  • frightfully
    • adverb used as intensifiers
      awful; terribly; awfully.
      • terribly interesting
      • I'm awful sorry

  • wilds
    • noun a wild primitive state untouched by civilization
      natural state; state of nature.
      • he lived in the wild
      • they collected mushrooms in the wild
    • noun a wild and uninhabited area left in its natural condition
      wilderness.
      • it was a wilderness preserved for the hawks and mountaineers

  • dismally
    • adverb in a cheerless manner
      drearily.
      • in August 1914 , there was a dismally sentimental little dinner, when the French, German, Austrian and Belgian members of the committee drank together to the peace of the future
    • adverb in a dreadful manner
      dreadfully.
      • as he looks at the mess he has left behind he must wonder how the Brits so often managed to succeed in the kind of situation where he has so dismally failed

  • whimsicality
    • noun the trait of acting unpredictably and more from whim or caprice than from reason or judgment
      arbitrariness; whimsy; capriciousness; whimsey; flightiness.
      • I despair at the flightiness and whimsicality of my memory
    • noun the trait of behaving like an imp
      mischievousness; puckishness; impishness.

  • interminably
    • adverb all the time; seemingly without stopping
      endlessly.
      • a theological student with whom I argued interminably
      • her nagging went on endlessly

  • expanse
    • noun a wide scope
      sweep.
      • the sweep of the plains
    • noun the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary
      surface area; area.
      • the area of a rectangle
      • it was about 500 square feet in area

  • sublimely
    • adverb completely; in a lofty and exalted manner
      • awaking in me, sublimely unconscious, interest and energy for tackling these tasks

  • boardinghouses
    • noun a private house that provides accommodations and meals for paying guests
      boarding house.

  • yon
    • adjective satellite distant but within sight (`yon' is dialectal)
      yonder.
      • yonder valley
      • the hills yonder
      • what is yon place?
    • adverb at or in an indicated (usually distant) place (`yon' is archaic and dialectal)
      yonder.
      • the house yonder
      • scattered here and yon"- Calder Willingham

  • platitudes
    • noun a trite or obvious remark
      banality; cliche; commonplace; bromide.

  • drooping
    • adjective satellite weak from exhaustion
      flagging.
    • verb droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness
      flag; swag; sag; droop.

  • trudge
    • noun a long difficult walk
    • verb walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud
      footslog; tramp; plod; slog; pad.
      • Mules plodded in a circle around a grindstone

  • awfully
    • adverb used as intensifiers
      awful; terribly; frightfully.
      • terribly interesting
      • I'm awful sorry
    • adverb of a dreadful kind
      horribly; dreadfully.
      • there was a dreadfully bloody accident on the road this morning

  • tambourines
    • noun a shallow drum with a single drumhead and with metallic disks in the sides

  • impossibly
    • adverb to a degree impossible of achievement
      • long thought to be an impossibly difficult operation
      • impossibly far from sources of supply

  • drivel
    • noun a worthless message
      garbage.
    • noun saliva spilling from the mouth
      drool; dribble; slobber.

  • terribly
    • adverb used as intensifiers
      awful; frightfully; awfully.
      • terribly interesting
      • I'm awful sorry
    • adverb in a terrible manner
      rottenly; abominably; awfully; atrociously; abysmally.
      • she sings terribly

  • abodes
    • noun any address at which you dwell more than temporarily
      residence.
      • a person can have several residences
    • noun housing that someone is living in
      dwelling house; dwelling; domicile; habitation; home.
      • he built a modest dwelling near the pond
      • they raise money to provide homes for the homeless

  • horribly
    • adverb of a dreadful kind
      dreadfully; awfully.
      • there was a dreadfully bloody accident on the road this morning

  • drudgery
    • noun hard monotonous routine work
      donkeywork; plodding; grind.



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