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Adjective: dismal (dismaler,dismalest)  diz-mul
  1. Causing dejection
    "the first dismal dispiriting days of November";
    - blue [informal], dark, dingy, disconsolate, gloomy, grim, sorry, drab, drear, dreary

Derived forms: dismaler, dismalest

See also: cheerless, depressing, uncheerful

Encyclopedia: Dismal, West Virginia