that makes one sad or depressed;dismal;gloomy
"her drab personality"
"life was drab compared with the more exciting life style overseas"
"a series of dreary dinner parties"
"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"
A dreary speech by a dreary orator.
出自：Oxford English Dictionary
The dreary yard with its rubbish heaps, and the backs of more slums.
出自： D. M. Thomas