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Princeton's WordNet

  1. boringness, dreariness, insipidness, insipiditynoun

    extreme dullness; lacking spirit or interest


  1. drearinessnoun

    The characteristic of being dreary.


  1. dreariness

    Dreariness refers to a state of bleakness, gloominess, or sadness. It often implies monotony and lack of excitement or cheer. This term can be applied to weather conditions, locations, situations or even states of mind.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Drearinessnoun

    sorrow; wretchedness

  2. Drearinessnoun

    dismalness; gloomy solitude

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dreariness in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dreariness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of dreariness in a Sentence

  1. Albert Einstein:

    ...One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.

  2. Edith Wharton:

    I despair of the Republic! Such dreariness, such whining sallow women, such utter absence of the amenities, such crass food, crass manners, crass landscape!! What a horror it is for a whole nation to be developing without the sense of beauty, and eating bananas for breakfast.

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