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  • Drearisome — Drear i*some (dr[=e]r [i^]*s[u^]m), a. Very dreary. Halliwell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • drearisome — index jejune (dull), lifeless (dull), pedestrian, ponderous, prolix Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • drearisome — rēsəm, ris adjective archaic : characterized by dreariness …   Useful english dictionary

  • dreary — drearily, adv. dreariness, n. drearisome, adj. /drear ee/, adj., drearier, dreariest. 1. causing sadness or gloom. 2. dull; boring. 3. sorrowful; sad. [bef. 900; ME drery, OE dreorig gory, cruel, sad, equiv. to dreor gore + ig Y1; aki …   Universalium

  • jejune — I (dull) adjective bleak, boresome, boring, colorless, common, commonplace, drearisome, dreary, dry, flat, flavorless, hollow, indifferent, insipid, monotonous, ordinary, plain, ponderous, prosaic, prosy, stolid, tame, tasteless, tedious, thin,… …   Law dictionary

  • lifeless — I (dead) adjective abrogated, annihilated, annulled, at rest, bereft of life, breathless, cadaveric, cadaverous, canceled, deceased, defunct, demised, departed, destitute of life, devoid of life, ended, exanimate, exanimus, expired, extinct, gone …   Law dictionary

  • pedestrian — I adjective arid, banal, barren, boresome, boring, characterless, cold, colorless, commonplace, dead, deadly, diffuse, drab, drearisome, dreary, dry, dull, flat, graceless, hackneyed, heavy, humorless, inelegant, inferior, insipid, jejune,… …   Law dictionary

  • ponderous — I adjective awkward, big, boring, bulky, burdensome, clumsy, corpulent, cumbersome, cumbrous, dense, drearisome, dreary, droning, dull, elephantine, enormous, forced, gravis, hard to lift, heavy, hulking, labored, large, leaden, lifeless,… …   Law dictionary

  • prolix — I adjective bombastic, boresome, boring, circumlocutory, copious, diffuse, discursive, drearisome, extended, full of verbiage, lengthy, long, long spun, long winded, longus, maundering, monotonous, padded, pleonastic, pleonastical, prolonged,… …   Law dictionary

  • arid — Synonyms and related words: Saharan, academic, acarpous, anhydrous, athirst, barren, blah, blank, bloodless, bone dry, bookish, boring, bromidic, celibate, characterless, childless, cold, colorless, dead, desert, desolate, dismal, drab, draggy,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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