Definitions for dismalˈdɪz məl

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. blue, dark, dingy, disconsolate, dismal, gloomy, grim, sorry, drab, drear, 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"

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  1. dismal(Adjective)

    Disappointingly inadequate.

    He received a dismal compensation

  2. dismal(Adjective)

    Gloomy and bleak.

    The storm made for a dismal weekend

  3. dismal(Adjective)

    Depressing.

    She was lost in dismal thoughts of despair

  4. Origin: From dies and malus ("bad day").

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Dismal(adj)

    fatal; ill-omened; unlucky

  2. Dismal(adj)

    gloomy to the eye or ear; sorrowful and depressing to the feelings; foreboding; cheerless; dull; dreary; as, a dismal outlook; dismal stories; a dismal place


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