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Drear vs Dull - What's the difference?

drear | dull |


As adjectives the difference between drear and dull

is that drear is (poetic) dreary while dull is lacking the ability to cut easily; not sharp.

As a noun drear

is (obsolete) gloom; sadness.

As a verb dull is

to render dull; to remove or blunt an edge or something that was sharp.

Mournful vs Drear - What's the difference?

mournful | drear | Related terms |

Mournful is a related term of drear.


As adjectives the difference between mournful and drear

is that mournful is filled with grief or sadness; being in a state in which one mourns while drear is (poetic) dreary.

As a noun drear is

(obsolete) gloom; sadness.

Drear vs Lamentable - What's the difference?

drear | lamentable | Related terms |

Drear is a related term of lamentable.


As adjectives the difference between drear and lamentable

is that drear is (poetic) dreary while lamentable is causing sorrow, distress or regret; deplorable, pitiful or distressing.

As a noun drear

is (obsolete) gloom; sadness.

Drear vs Distressing - What's the difference?

drear | distressing | Related terms |

Drear is a related term of distressing.


As adjectives the difference between drear and distressing

is that drear is (poetic) dreary while distressing is causing distress; upsetting.

As a noun drear

is (obsolete) gloom; sadness.

As a verb distressing is

.

Drear vs Murky - What's the difference?

drear | murky |


As an adjective drear

is (poetic) dreary.

As a noun drear

is (obsolete) gloom; sadness.

As a proper noun murky is

(murcki), a locale in poland.

Bleak vs Drear - What's the difference?

bleak | drear |


As adjectives the difference between bleak and drear

is that bleak is without color; pale; pallid while drear is (poetic) dreary.

As nouns the difference between bleak and drear

is that bleak is a small european river fish (alburnus alburnus ), of the family cyprinidae while drear is (obsolete) gloom; sadness.

Drear vs Grievous - What's the difference?

drear | grievous | Related terms |

Drear is a related term of grievous.


As adjectives the difference between drear and grievous

is that drear is (poetic) dreary while grievous is causing grief, pain or sorrow.

As a noun drear

is (obsolete) gloom; sadness.

Disconsolate vs Drear - What's the difference?

disconsolate | drear | Related terms |

Disconsolate is a related term of drear.


In obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between disconsolate and drear

is that disconsolate is (obsolete) disconsolateness while drear is (obsolete) gloom; sadness.

As adjectives the difference between disconsolate and drear

is that disconsolate is cheerless, dreary while drear is (poetic) dreary.

As nouns the difference between disconsolate and drear

is that disconsolate is (obsolete) disconsolateness while drear is (obsolete) gloom; sadness.

Arear vs Drear - What's the difference?

arear | drear |


As an adverb arear

is backward; in or to the rear; behindhand.

As a verb arear

is to raise; to set up; to stir up.

As an adjective drear is

(poetic) dreary.

As a noun drear is

(obsolete) gloom; sadness.

Rear vs Drear - What's the difference?

rear | drear |


In obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between rear and drear

is that rear is (obsolete) to rouse; to strip up while drear is (obsolete) gloom; sadness.

As adjectives the difference between rear and drear

is that rear is (of eggs) underdone; nearly raw or rear can be being behind, or in the hindmost part; hindmost; as, the rear rank of a company while drear is (poetic) dreary.

As nouns the difference between rear and drear

is that rear is the back or hindmost part; that which is behind, or last on order; - opposed to front while drear is (obsolete) gloom; sadness.

As a verb rear

is to raise physically; to lift up; to cause to rise, to elevate or rear can be to move; stir or rear can be to place in the rear; to secure the rear of.

As an adverb rear

is (british|dialect) early; soon.

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