HyperDic: dismal

English > 1 sense of the word dismal:
ADJECTIVEalldismal, blue, dark, dingy, disconsolate, gloomy, grim, sorry, drab, drear, drearycausing dejection
dismal > pronunciation
Soundsdih'zmahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > dismal: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningCausing dejection.
Example "the first dismal dispiriting days of November"
Synonymsblue, dark, dingy, disconsolate, gloomy, grim, sorry, drab, drear, dreary
Broaderdepressing, cheerless, uncheerfulCausing sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy
Spanishdeprimente, desalentador, desconsolado, macabro, negro, oscuro, triste
Catalandepriment, desconsolat, descoratjador, macabre, negre, obscur, trist
Adverbsdismallyin a cheerless manner

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