ill-gotten, squashy, down in the mouth, blasphemous, cloudy, scrubby, moody, marshy, lousy, soiled, low, spicy, down-at-heel, sorry, naughty, good-for-nothing, gloomful, glooming, dismal, unappeasable, gamey, dispirited, obscure, inconsolable, regretful, decrepit, begrimed, lewd, bluish, puritanic, broken-down, contaminating, unsportsmanlike, tattered, salacious, raunchy, mangy, sullen, ghastly, unrelenting, quaggy, no-good, depressed, dilapidated, down, coloured, pitiful, bad, faded, puritanical, sleazy, olive-drab, distressing, threadbare, juicy, good-for-naught, non-white, glowering, risque, racy, dark-skinned, turbid, all the worse for wear, gamy, sour, uncheerful, drear, bedraggled, downcast, muddied, relentless, sloughy, morose, gentle, gruesome, sombre, profane, aristocratical, cheating, low-spirited, shoddy, benighted, pestiferous, blueish, rundown, tacky, boggy, tatty, no-account, unforgiving, mirky, forbidding, grim, ratty, sinister, lamentable, dour, patrician, macabre, sick, disconsolate, grisly, saturnine, sad, no-count, dy, sulky, swampy, unsporting, deplorable, cheerless, miry, blue, downhearted, marked-up, inexorable, meritless, stern, mordant, aristocratic, unconsolable, decaying, soggy, better, blue-blooded, glum, sober, waterlogged
black (part of speech: adjective)
unclean (part of speech: adjective)
icky, septic, foul, filthy, scatological, defiled, muddy, grimy, mucky, odious, unclean, shabby, sordid, grungy, insalubrious, impure, squalid, grubby, unhygenic, smutty, scruffy, untidy, fetid, festering, dusty, sloppy, putrid, disgusting, unsanitary, infectious, crummy, slovenly, murky, offensive, obscene, toxic, dirty
gray (part of speech: adjective)
gray, silvery, dapple-gray, iron-gray, gun metal, pearly, gloomy, drab, pearl-gray, ashen, mousy, lead-gray, mole-gray, battleship-gray, taupe, smoky, neutral-tint, somber, leaden, dull, dreary, salt-and-pepper, grizzled
- This gave to our little abode a curiously dark, dingy look, especially when it was seen from a distance; and so it had come to be called in the neighborhood, even before I was born, The Black Cottage. - "The Queen of Hearts", Wilkie Collins Last Updated: January 3, 2009.
- Yet here, in Marion's dingy lodging, she saw the very same ideas which Isabel Fotheringham made hateful, clothed in light, speaking from the rugged or noble faces of men and women who saw in them the salvation of their kind. - "The Testing of Diana Mallory", Mrs. Humphry Ward.
- She started when a dingy mass of something that looked like buildings lifted itself above the prairie. - "Masters of the Wheat-Lands", Harold Bindloss.