drabness
noun see drab IV

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  • drabness — drab ► ADJECTIVE (drabber, drabbest) ▪ drearily dull. ► NOUN ▪ a dull light brown colour. DERIVATIVES drably adverb drabness noun. ORIGIN probably from Old French drap cloth (see …   English terms dictionary

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  • drabness — noun The characteristic of being drab …   Wiktionary

  • drabness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A lack of excitement, liveliness, or interest: asepticism, blandness, colorlessness, dreariness, dryness, dullness, flatness, flavorlessness, insipidity, insipidness, jejuneness, lifelessness, ster ileness, sterility,… …   English dictionary for students

  • drabness — n. dreariness, dullness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • drabness — drab·ness …   English syllables

  • drabness — noun having a drab or dowdy quality; lacking stylishness or elegance • Syn: ↑dowdiness, ↑homeliness • Derivationally related forms: ↑homely (for: ↑homeliness), ↑drab, ↑dowdy …   Useful english dictionary

  • dullness — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Quality of being boring] Syn. flatness, sameness, routine, uninterestingness, aridity, dryness, depression, dimness, drabness, tediousness, commonplaceness, mediocrity, tedium, monotony, deadliness, dreariness, insipidity,… …   English dictionary for students

  • drab — [[t]dræ̱b[/t]] drabber, drabbest 1) ADJ GRADED If you describe something as drab, you think that it is dull and boring to look at or experience. Mary was wearing the same drab grey dress. ...his drab little office... The rest of the day s… …   English dictionary

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