Definition of Dreariest

1. Adjective. (superlative of dreary) ¹



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Definition of Dreariest

1. dreary [adj] - See also: dreary

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dreariest

dreamworlds
dreamwrapt
dreamy state
dreap
dreaped
dreaping
dreaps
drear
dreare
drearer
dreares
drearest
drearier
drearies
dreariest
drearily
dreariment
dreariness
drearinesses
drearing
drearings
drearisome
drears
drearsome
dreary
dreave
dreckier
dreckiest

Literary usage of Dreariest

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1. Campfires on Desert and Lava by William Temple Hornaday (1908)
"... in One Day—The Threshold of the Great Desert Region—New Mexico—Two Oases—El Paso, and the Small Rio Grande—The Dreariest Deserts—Arrival at Tucson. ..."

2. The American Monthly Magazine by Nathaniel Parker Willis (1829)
"He delights to gladden life ; to throw sunshine on its dreariest wastes, and strew its ... dreariest ..."

3. The Life of John Milton by Charles Symmons (1822)
"... Safely through seas where wily Sirens play'd, Safely through death's dark waste, and dreariest hell, Where thronging phantoms linger'd at his spell; ..."

4. A Collection of Letters of Dickens, 1833-1870 by Charles Dickens (1889)
"ings of Carlyle, and enlightened him in her happiest and airiest manner ; all of which he heard, staring in the dreariest silence, and then said ..."

5. Werner's Readings and Recitations (1906)
"When a boy is only ten, and lives all by himself in the dreariest attic in the dreariest tenement in the very, very dreariest alley in a great city, ..."

6. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1868)
"It was not the custom of those days to pass the dreariest season of the year amid the dreariest scenes ; and if it had been, Julia would have set aside the ..."

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