A lack of excitement, liveliness, or interest
Knowledge of these lands increased considerably during the later years of the 19th century, and their reputation for dreariness has been favourably modified.
It shared indeed in the dreariness and corruption of the times commonly called the " dark ages," but when at last a productive period began the Church was the first to profit by it.
plaintive acoustic tone avoids Kings of Convenience dreariness with some taut arrangements, laconic melodies and sudden, potent lyrics.
People may view emo as nothing more than a state of darkness, dreariness, and depression.