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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Drear \Drear\ (dr[=e]r), adjective [See {Dreary}.] Dismal; gloomy with solitude. "A drear and dying sound." --Milton.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Drear \Drear\, noun Sadness; dismalness. [Obs.] --Spenser. Drearihead

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

drear

adjective

1: causing dejection; "a blue day"; "the dark days of the war"; "a week of rainy depressing weather"; "a disconsolate winter landscape"; "the first dismal dispiriting days of November"; "a dark gloomy day"; "grim rainy weather" [syn: {blue}, {dark}, {dingy}, {disconsolate}, {dismal}, {gloomy}, {grim}, {sorry}, {drab}, {drear}, {dreary}]


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