Synonyms of dreary in English:

dreary


See definition of dreary

adjective

1‘another dreary day at school’

SYNONYMS

dull, drab, uninteresting, flat, dry, banal, bland, insipid, colourless, lifeless, sterile, tedious, wearisome, boring, unexciting, unstimulating, uninspiring, desolate, vapid, jejune, bloodless, soul-destroying, as dry as dust

humdrum, routine, monotonous, uneventful, run-of-the-mill, prosaic, pedestrian, commonplace, everyday, unexceptional, unremarkable, quotidian, unvaried, repetitive, featureless, ho-hum

ANTONYMS

exciting

2‘she shouldn't be thinking of dreary things like funerals’

SYNONYMS

sad, miserable, depressing, grim, gloomy, glum, sombre, grave, doleful, mournful, melancholic, joyless, cheerless, wretched

ANTONYMS

cheerful

3‘it was a dark, dreary day’

SYNONYMS

gloomy, dismal, bleak, dull, dark, dingy, murky, overcast, depressing, sombre

ANTONYMS

bright