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Is dreary opposite of smiling?
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What is the opposite of colorful?
The opposite (having no color at all) could be uncolored, colorless, or white, but more frequently colorful refers to having lively colors, so the opposites could be dull, drab, dreary, faded, plain, or monotonous. Metaphorically, the word colorful (expressive) could have the opposites passive, inexpressive, or subdued. Colorless, drab, dreary, faded, plain, uncolored, uncolorful...
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Can you give me a sentence with the word dreary?
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What is the zip code for Dreary Lane in New York City?
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What was is the opposite of smiling?
Is midnight an adjective in midnight dreary?
"Midnight" is the noun in the phrase "midnight dreary." "Dreary" is the adjective that is describing "midnight." In the English language, the adjective usually comes before the noun, however; the phrase "midnight dreary" comes from Edgar Allan Poe's poem "The Raven," in which Poe places "dreary" after "midnight" in order to set up the rhyme with "weary" that follows: "Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary...." The inverted syntax is also indicative of the time period in which Poe was writing.