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adjective     /dræb/ (drabber, drabbest) disapproving
boring, especially in appearance; having little colour and excitement: She walked through the city centre with its drab, grey buildings and felt depressed. I feel so drab in this grey uniform.Pale and colourless and causing colour to fadeTedious and uninspiring drabness     /ˈdræb.nəs/ noun [U] It's the unrelieved drabness of big industrial cities that depresses me.Pale and colourless and causing colour to fadeBoredom, tedium and boring things
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