Dismal | Definition of Dismal by Merriam-Webster
The Evil History of Dismal. In late antiquity, certain days each month, called “Egyptian days,” were regarded as inauspicious, probably as a relic of ancient Egyptian belief.
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characterized by ineptness or lack of skill, competence, effectiveness, imagination, or interest; pitiful: Our team played a dismal game.
Dismal - definition of dismal by The Free Dictionary
dismal - Comes from French dies mali, "evil days," and first meant the 24 evil or unlucky days of the medieval calendar (two per month).
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This illuminated the entire room, but in a partial and dismal manner. Many a dismal and unhappy tale might be wrought out of its other adventures.
dismal | Definition of dismal in English by Oxford ...
‘This year's campaign will follow the dismal showing of 2004 where the event didn't even get off the ground because of a lack of interest.’ ‘But this is the limit of the good news to be dredged from a dismal couple of days in Brussels.’
DISMAL | meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
In fact, all four explanations are probably involved in the dismal growth record of resource-rich countries, with their relative importance varying from country to country.
Dismal dictionary definition | dismal defined
The proposed rising was a dismal failure, but the Habeas Corpus Act was suspended and Thistlewood and Watson were seized, although upon being tried they were acquitted.; Cultivation does not begin till the limits of this dismal region are passed.; On the Coastal Plain the cypress grows in the Dismal Swamp, river birch along the streams, and sweet gum and black gum in swampy woods.
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Dismal Synonyms, Dismal Antonyms | Merriam-Webster Thesaurus
dismal, dreary, bleak, gloomy, cheerless, desolate mean devoid of cheer or comfort. dismal indicates extreme and utterly depressing gloominess.. dismal weather; dreary, often interchangeable with dismal, emphasizes discouragement resulting from sustained dullness or futility.. a dreary job; bleak suggests chill, dull, and barren characteristics that utterly dishearten.