Definition of Drearinesses

1. Noun. (plural of dreariness) ¹



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Definition of Drearinesses

1. dreariness [n] - See also: dreariness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Drearinesses

dreap
dreaped
dreaping
dreaps
drear
dreare
drearer
dreares
drearest
drearier
drearies
dreariest
drearily
dreariment
dreariness
drearinesses (current term)
drearing
drearings
drearisome
drears
drearsome
dreary
dreave
dreckier
dreckiest
dreckley
drecks
drecky
dredge

Literary usage of Drearinesses

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1. All the Year Round by Charles Dickens (1882)
"... shorn of drawback, or blot, or gloom, or discord, gives radiance to a whole season, possessing the power to annihilate the drearinesses and roughnesses ..."

2. The Writings of Mark Twain [pseud.] by Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner (1901)
"The concert was one of those fragmentary drearinesses that people endure because they are fashionable: tours deforce on the piano, and fragments from operas ..."

3. The Gilded Age by Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner (1874)
"The concert was one of those fragmentary drearinesses that people endure because they are fashionable; tours de force on the piano, and fragments from ..."

4. In Darkest Africa, Or, The Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin, Governor of by Sir Henry Morton Stanley (1890)
"... amongst so many books, and children, and outdoor work, Mackay cannot find leisure to brood and become morbid, and think of " drearinesses, wildernesses, ..."

5. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1862)
"But this we may say without offence, that had the whole business been monopolised by their high and mighty drearinesses, the males, the merest tyro in ..."

6. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1868)
"more like myself, and more willing to take life comfortably, instead of interchanging their respective drearinesses, and making melancholy out of anecdotes ..."

7. The English Illustrated Magazine (1888)
"... as she has done before, and we talked about the weather and the run of the ship and the manners of the stewardess and little drearinesses like that, ..."

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