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Adjectives (23)

dreary, drab
adj. lacking in liveliness or charm or surprise; "her drab personality"; "life was drab compared with the more exciting life style overseas"; "a series of dreary dinner parties"
dreary, drear, drab, sorry, grim, gloomy, dismal, disconsolate, dingy, dark, blue
adj. causing dejection; "a blue day"; "the dark days of the war"; "a week of rainy depressing weather"; "a disconsolate winter landscape"; "the first dismal dispiriting days of November"; "a dark gloomy day"; "grim rainy weather"
sombre, somber, sober, drab
adj. lacking brightness or color; dull; "drab faded curtains"; "sober Puritan grey"; "children in somber brown clothes"
drab, dull
adj. lacking in interest: "her drab personality"; "his competent but dull performance of the role"
unimaginative, stodgy, drab, dull
adj. so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness; "a boring evening with uninteresting people"; "the deadening effect of some routine tasks"; "a dull play"; "his competent but dull performance"; "a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention"; "what an irksome task the writing of long letters is"- Edmund Burke; "tedious days on the train"; "the tiresome chirping of a cricket"- Mark Twain; "other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome"

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sorry, dismal, gloomy
adj. causing dejection; "a blue day"; "the dark days of the war"; "a week of rainy depressing weather"; "a disconsolate winter landscape"; "the first dismal dispiriting days of November"; "a dark gloomy day"; "grim rainy weather"
gray, grey
adj. intermediate in character or position; "a grey area between clearly legal and strictly illegal"
colourless, colorless
adj. weak in color; not colorful
glum
adj. moody and melancholic
dull
adj. lacking in liveliness or animation; "he was so dull at parties"; "a dull political campaign"; "a large dull impassive man"; "dull days with nothing to do"; "how dull and dreary the world is"; "fell back into one of her dull moods"
monotonous, humdrum
adj. tediously repetitious or lacking in variety; "a humdrum existence; all work and no play"; "nothing is so monotonous as the sea"
lustreless, lusterless, lacklustre, lackluster
adj. lacking brilliance or vitality; "a dull lackluster life"; "a lusterless performance"
demoralising, dispiriting, disheartening, demoralizing
adj. destructive of morale and self-reliance
half-hearted, lukewarm, tepid, halfhearted
adj. feeling or showing little interest or enthusiasm; "a halfhearted effort"; "gave only lukewarm support to the candidate"
saturnine, morose, moody, glum, glowering, dour, dark, sullen, sour
adj. showing a brooding ill humor; "a dark scowl"; "the proverbially dour New England Puritan"; "a glum, hopeless shrug"; "he sat in moody silence"; "a morose and unsociable manner"; "a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven; "a sour temper"; "a sullen crowd"
huffish, sulky
adj. sullen or moody
solemn, sombre, somber
adj. grave or even gloomy in character; "solemn and mournful music"; "a suit of somber black"; "a somber mood"
ordinary
adj. not exceptional in any way especially in quality or ability or size or degree; "ordinary everyday objects"; "ordinary decency"; "an ordinary day"; "an ordinary wine"
harsh
adj. disagreeable to the senses; "the harsh cry of a blue jay"; "harsh cognac"; "the harsh white light makes you screw up your eyes"; "harsh irritating smoke filled the hallway"
serious
adj. concerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities; "a serious student of history"; "a serious attempt to learn to ski"; "gave me a serious look"; "a serious young man"; "are you serious or joking?"; "Don't be so serious!"
apathetic
adj. showing little or no emotion or animation; "a woman who became active rather than apathetic as she grew older"

Synonyms (56)

grotty
adj. very unpleasant or offensive ; "a grotty little play"
homely
adj. without artificial refinement or elegance; "plain homely furniture"; "homely manners"
unappealing
adj. not able to attract favorable attention; "they have made the place as unappealing as possible"; "was forced to talk to his singularly unappealing hostess"
subfusc
adj. devoid of brightness or appeal; "a subfusc mining town"; "dark subfusc clothing"
unpicturesque, unlovely
adj. without beauty or charm
unpresentable, unprepossessing
adj. creating an unfavorable or neutral first impression
joyless, drear, disconsolate, dreary
adj. causing dejection; "a blue day"; "the dark days of the war"; "a week of rainy depressing weather"; "a disconsolate winter landscape"; "the first dismal dispiriting days of November"; "a dark gloomy day"; "grim rainy weather"
sorry, dismal, gloomy
adj. causing dejection; "a blue day"; "the dark days of the war"; "a week of rainy depressing weather"; "a disconsolate winter landscape"; "the first dismal dispiriting days of November"; "a dark gloomy day"; "grim rainy weather"
melancholy, sombre, somber
adj. grave or even gloomy in character; "solemn and mournful music"; "a suit of somber black"; "a somber mood"
etiolate, blanched, etiolated
adj. (especially of plants) developed without chlorophyll by being deprived of light; "etiolated celery"
washed-out, washy, faded, bleached
adj. having lost freshness or brilliance of color; "sun-bleached deck chairs"; "faded jeans"; "a very pale washed-out blue"; "washy colors"
greyed, dulled
adj. deprived of color; "colors dulled by too much sun"; "greyed with the dust of the road"
muddy, muddied, dingy, dirty
adj. (of color) discolored by impurities; not bright and clear; "dirty" is often used in combination; "a dirty (or dingy) white"; "the muddied grey of the sea"; "muddy colors"; "dirty-green walls"; "dirty-blonde hair"
whitened, white
adj. (of hair) having lost its color; "the white hairs of old age"
neutral
adj. lacking distinguishing quality or characteristics; "a neutral personality that made no impression whatever"
pallid, pale
adj. lacking in vitality or interest or effectiveness; "a pale rendition of the aria"; "pale prose with the faint sweetness of lavender"; "a pallid performance"
ho-hum, wearisome, tiresome, tedious, slow, irksome, dull, deadening, boring
adj. so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness; "a boring evening with uninteresting people"; "the deadening effect of some routine tasks"; "a dull play"; "his competent but dull performance"; "a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention"; "what an irksome task the writing of long letters is"- Edmund Burke; "tedious days on the train"; "the tiresome chirping of a cricket"- Mark Twain; "other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome"
jejune, insipid
adj. lacking interest or significance or impact; "an insipid personality"; "jejune novel"
soporiferous, soporific, narcotic
adj. inducing mental lethargy; "a narcotic speech"
prosy, earthbound, prosaic, pedestrian
adj. lacking wit or imagination; "a pedestrian movie plot"
ponderous
adj. labored and dull; "a ponderous speech"
putdownable
adj. (of a book) poorly written and not entertaining

Antonyms (6)

cheerful
adj. being full of or promoting cheer; having or showing good spirits; "her cheerful nature"; "a cheerful greeting"; "a cheerful room"; "as cheerful as anyone confined to a hospital bed could be"
colorful, coloured, colored
adj. having color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination; "colored crepe paper"; "the film was in color"; "amber-colored heads of grain"
colourful, colorful
adj. striking in variety and interest; "a colorful period of history"; "a colorful character"; "colorful language"

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