adjective. ['ˈdɪzməl'] causing dejection.
Words that Rhyme with Dismal
Example sentences of the word dismal
Holding onto a penny stock too long can turn a tidy profit into a dismal loss.
Quotes containing the word dismal
1. The play was a great success, but audience was a dismal failure.
- George Bernard Shaw
2. How dismal it is to see present day Americans yearning for the very orthodoxy that their country was founded to escape.
- Christopher Hitchens
3. Most lives are not distinguished by great achievements. They are measured by an infinite number of small ones. Each time you do a kindness for someone or bring a smile to his face, it gives your life meaning. Never doubt your value, little friend. The world would be a dismal place without you in it. (tweaked version of a passage from Scandal in Spring)
- Lisa Kleypas, Scandal in Spring