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sombrer, depressive, sombre.
banausic, yawn producing.
boring, commonplace, depressing, dry, humdrum, insipid, monotonous, mundane, prosaic, tedious, tiresome, uninteresting, wearisome, dull, Weariful.
characterless, unmemorable, Unpassioned, run of the mill.
black, cloudy, dark, darkened, dim, dusky, inky, lightless, murky, obscure, shaded, shadowy, shady, sooty, swarthy, umbrageous, silhouetted, dismal, gloomy, somber.
anguished, anxious, blue, contemplative, dejected, depressed, despairing, despondent, disconsolate, discouraged, disheartened, dispirited, dolorous, downhearted, gloomy, glum, grim, heartbroken, joyless, lachrymose, melancholy, moody, morose, mournful, overcome, pensive, plaintive, sad, sullen, wistful, woeful, miserable.
abandoned, bare, barren, bleak, desert, deserted, dismal, forgotten, forlorn, forsaken, inhospitable, lonely, miserable, solitary, stark, uninhabited.
dusk, opaque, fainter, lightless, mater, unilluminated, poorly lit.
doleful, painful, cast down, Dirgeful, Dolent, down in mouth.
impassive, inelaborate, matter of fact, ho hum.
out-of-date, prosy, repetitious, repetitive, stocker, usual thing, earthbound, unexciting, uninspiring, longwinded, wornout, oft-repeated, big yawn, out of date.
black, blah, bleak, boring, cheerless, colorless, comfortless, damp, depressing, depressive, dingy, dismal, dispiriting, doleful, downcast, drab, dull, forlorn, funereal, glum, humdrum, joyless, lonely, lonesome, melancholy, monotonous, mournful, oppressive, pedestrian, raw, routine, sad, somber, sorrowful, tedious, uneventful, uninteresting, wearisome, windy, wintry, wretched.
ashen, dapple-gray, dingy, drab, dull, gray, grizzled, iron-gray, leaden, mousy, pearly, silvery, smoky, somber, taupe, battleship-gray, gun metal, lead-gray, mole-gray, neutral-tint, pearl-gray, salt-and-pepper, gloomy.
overcast, not clear, not fair, clouded over.
puffy, self-important, humorless, prim and proper.
tenebrific, broody, in low spirits, Mopish, down in dumps, down in the dumps.
woebegone, chapfallen, down-in-the-mouth, shot down.
cheerless, dingy, dismal, drab, drear, dull, gloomy, sorry, uncheerful.
Examples of usage:
– The Coral Island by R.M. Ballantyne
– The Obstacle Race by Ethel M. Dell
– Floyd Grandon's Honor by Amanda Minnie Douglas
– The Crown of Life by George Gissing
– The Peace of Roaring River by George van Schaick