English to Afrikaans Meaning :: dreary

Dreary :
somber
- somberdrearily
 

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Adjective(1) lacking in liveliness or charm or surprise(2) causing dejection

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(1) The Bank's pronouncements flow from an equally dreary view that inflation is yet again about to take off.(2) These men were more interested in ideas than in the dreary routines of manual labour.(3) Many a dreary office afternoon has been passed picturing a life in photography.(4) So the shop opened in dreary February, when indulgence isn't on many minds.(5) How better to brighten up a sedate outfit, or add a dash of colour to an otherwise dreary day?(6) Last but not least, she wanted to know when she would be allowed to leave this dreary old flat!(7) Do you ever feel like your life is falling into a dreary , pointless routine?(8) The rugby matched the dark dreary weather as Malton made struggled to keep their unbeaten home record intact.(9) It had not occurred to me until I stood there that what we were doing was more than clearing the landscape of dreary sheep.(10) For many of them, Miami shopping adds significance to their otherwise dreary lives.(11) That is not to imply that they are having dreary days and a summer sacrificed to community service.(12) A wall of bare branches and actual rain falling evokes the dreary time of year.(13) Post-war England was dreary and depressing and I was delighted at the prospect of getting away.(14) What dreary , conservative, uninvolved lives previous generations led in comparison.(15) My hand could not write nearly as fast as my mind wound round the dreary tone of the poem.(16) On the wrong day traffic can be backed up almost its entire dreary length giving the road its present bad reputation.
Synonyms
Adjective
1. dull ::
Dowwe
2. sad ::
hartseer
3. gloomy ::
somber
4. drab ::
vaal
5. dark ::
donker
Antonyms
1. bright ::
helder
2. cheerful ::
vrolike
3. cheery ::
vrolik
4. cordial ::
hartlike
5. festive ::
feestelike
6. friendly ::
vriendelike
7. gay ::
gay
Different Forms
drearily, dreary
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