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British English: /ˈdɪzm(ə)l/
American English: /ˈdɪzməl/

Translation of dismal in German:


  • trostlos (Landschaft, Ort)
    bedrückend (Niedergang)
    [informal] (feeble) kläglich (Zustand, Leistung, Versuch)
    in a dismal manner/tone of voice
    düster/mit bedrückter Stimme
    a dismal failure
    ein völliger Reinfall [informal]
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