disastrous, unconsolable, gruesome, sick of, blasphemous, contraband, lurid, drab, vitriolic, dim, black-market, dispiriting, sick, dingy, fed up, brutal, sombre, tired of, erosive, pallid, gloomful, deplorable, beautiful, hot, corrosive, ominous, mordant, unappeasable, low, obscure, fateful, gentle, horrid, profane, regretful, risque, attitude, pitch-black, brassbound, sorry, depressing, disturbed, blueish, grisly, horrible, shameful, spicy, incompliant, sinister, bluish, unforgiving, sarcastic, sepulchral, inconsolable, minacious, demented, olive-drab, hopeless, pitiful, muddy, down, coloured, opprobrious, muddied, unpleasant, iron, good-for-naught, unhinged, aristocratic, down in the mouth, raunchy, wicked, fatal, smuggled, good-for-nothing, crazy, threatening, nauseated, lamentable, meritless, unbalanced, adamantine, juicy, grungy, black, sickish, queasy, pale, begrimed, benighted, dark-skinned, low-spirited, aristocratical, no-account, naughty, tenacious, blackened, glooming, implacable, uncompliant, unrelenting, mad, wan, dirty, ill, menacing, gamey, disgraceful, hard, ghastly, grimy, puritanic, no-good, macabre, bootleg, dogged, baleful, non-white, forbidding, downcast, adamant, charnel, inglorious, bad, persistent, remorseless, calamitous, dismal, brainsick, pertinacious, no-count, alarming, gamy, drear, intransigent, resist, distressing, unbendable, grubby, inexorable, minatory, pitch-dark, disgusted, blue-blooded, racy, hideous, unyielding, patrician, nauseous, ignominious, uncheerful, saturnine, die-hard, cheerless, smutty
dejected (part of speech: adjective)
contemplative, discouraged, disconsolate, heartbroken, dejected, anxious, downhearted, woeful, joyless, gloomy, melancholy, sullen, despondent, dreary, depressed, disheartened, overcome, glum, mournful, despairing, moody, anguished, lachrymose, morose, plaintive, wistful, sad, blue, miserable, pensive, dispirited, dolorous
severe (part of speech: adjective)
demanding, rigid, austere, fundamental, harsh, rigorous, brusque, dry, uncompromising, precise, curt, piquant, correct, brisk, chilly, obstinate, imperial, stiff-necked, bleak, obdurate, disciplined, cutting, spare, stringent, icy, blunt, caustic, censorious, lean, cool, tart, exacting, basic, acute, sharp, ascetic, acerbic, inflexible, raw, astringent, prudish, meticulous, severe, frosty, Spartan, Draconian, hidebound, acrimonious, unbending, intolerant, puritanical, oppressive, keen, critical, authoritarian, short, abrupt, strict, stern, relentless, stark, intense, crisp, gruff, strait-laced, dour
sullen (part of speech: adjective)
fretful, cheerful, cynical, frowning, dark, sulky, sour, cantankerous, unfriendly, stubborn, dissociable, ungenial, surly, repellent, hostile, churlish, mean, uncooperative, unsociable, beetle-browed, crabbed, intractable, glowering, petulant, moping, grouchy, happy, contrary, long-faced, cross, crabby, irascible, splenetic, scowling, malevolent, broody, grumpy, noncooperative, crusty
serious (part of speech: adjective)
- In grim anger I swam with all my strength. - "Simon Dale", Anthony Hope.
- They were the losing party in the grim game of war, enemies- rebels. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
- He had locked the door after him, as he came into the library, with a sort of grim determination to settle the question before he stepped into the outside world again. - "The Chautauqua Girls At Home", Pansy, AKA Isabella M. Alden.