Today’s Parola del Giorno is the adjective, uggioso, which means dreary or dull. It is used to describe the weather, the sky, or even the day. See the adjective used below in its context:

Oggi non ho davvero voglia di uscire: la giornata è uggiosa e con questa pioggia autunnale l’unica cosa da fare è starmene a casa al caldo.

I don’t really feel like going out today: it is a dreary day, and with this autumn rain the only thing worth doing is staying in by the heat.


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