- It's a dreary place.
- A dreary landscape spread out for miles in all directions.
- What makes life dreary is the want of motivation.
- I've got to go to another dreary meeting tomorrow.
- Then, although it was dreary up to the other day, everywhere were flowers, flowers, flowers.
- I'm ashamed to tell such a muddled story in this dreary, rainy season, but please bear with me for a while.