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.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

drear

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (poetic) Dreary.
  • * 1794, , lines 1-2
  • Earth raised up her head
    From the darkness dread and drear ,
  • * 1874 ,
  • I spoke, perplexed by something in the signs
    Of desolation I had seen and heard
    In this drear pilgrimage to ruined shrines:
  • * 1922 , , XXVIII, lines 1-2
  • Now dreary dawns the eastern light,
    And fall of eve is drear ,

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) Gloom; sadness.
  • *1596 , (Edmund Spenser), The Faerie Queene , VI.2:
  • *:She thankt him deare / Both for that newes he did to her impart, / And for the courteous care which he did beare / Both to her love and to her selfe in that sad dreare .
  • Anagrams

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    murky

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Hard to see through, as a fog or mist.
  • Gloomy, dark, dim.
  • Obscure, indistinct, cloudy.
  • Dishonest, shady.
  • Synonyms

    * dark