How Do You Spell DREAR?

The word "drear" is pronounced as /drɪər/ which consists of two syllables. It means dismal and gloomy. The spelling of the word "drear" seems unusual because it does not follow the typical English spelling pattern of the phoneme /ɪər/. However, it is derived from the Old English word "drēor" which means bloody. This is why it is spelled with "ea" instead of the more common "ee". Despite its unusual spelling, "drear" remains a useful adjective for a very particular type of dreariness.

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