grisly, muddy, dirty, racy, low-spirited, unforgiving, muddied, gamey, gruesome, irksome, risque, light, inconsolable, glooming, grubby, good-for-nothing, dark-skinned, macabre, olive-drab, profane, grimy, raunchy, uncheerful, lamentable, sombre, happy, relentless, ghastly, good-for-naught, drear, no-good, blueish, begrimed, blasphemous, weary, distressing, glowering, gamy, excite, non-white, desolate, pitiful, dour, sour, meritless, naughty, patrician, benighted, tenebrific, gloomful, puritanical, bad, downcast, sick, unappeasable, unconsolable, spicy, mordant, aristocratic, stern, cheerless, grungy, weariful, sorry, inexorable, unrelenting, deplorable, regretful, sinister, puritanic, no-account, sulky, bluish, stuffy, sober, saturnine, gentle, down in the mouth, aristocratical, blue-blooded, coloured, no-count, juicy, down, low, forbidding
dark (part of speech: adjective)
boring (part of speech: adjective)
dejected (part of speech: adjective)
disheartened, heartbroken, despairing, sad, disconsolate, gloomy, blue, lachrymose, depressed, woeful, anguished, downhearted, contemplative, dejected, sullen, mournful, dispirited, wistful, grim, moody, dolorous, morose, glum, anxious, discouraged, despondent, overcome, pensive, melancholy, joyless, plaintive
desolate (part of speech: adjective)
gray (part of speech: adjective)
grizzled, ashen, iron-gray, pearly, pearl-gray, neutral-tint, dingy, mousy, salt-and-pepper, dapple-gray, battleship-gray, gun metal, smoky, gray, somber, leaden, silvery, taupe, drab, dull, lead-gray, mole-gray
- They had been travelling, so they told me, with a sort of dreary satisfaction, for two years, and they had still about a year to do. - "Olivia in India", O. Douglas.
- Something came into her mind, dreary and terrible. - "Love of Brothers", Katharine Tynan.
- In the summer she sat on the steps, and her soul was empty and dreary and bitter. - "Best Russian Short Stories", Various.