Results for dismal

Definitions of dismal:

part of speech: adverb


part of speech: adjective

Dreary; dark; gloomy; sorrowful; frightful.

part of speech: adjective

Gloomy; depressing; dark.

part of speech: noun

A gloomy, melancholy person. Swift.

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To lift the voice in song; to utter musical rhythmical sounds; make a shrill or humming noise; as, a flying arrow sings; celebrate some event in verse or poetry; as, he sang of the deeds of Aeneas; to make pleasant, musical sounds; as, the brook sings merrily. ...

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