- 1.1 (gloomy) [place/tone] sombrío, deprimente, lúgubre; [person] taciturno, tristeMore example sentences
More example sentences1.2 (very bad) [news/prophecy] funesto; [future] muy negro; [weather] malísimo; [results/performance/conditions] pésimo her attempts resulted in dismal failure sus intentos fracasaron estrepitosamente
- And mine is the world of the rented room, where damp creeps in in the dismal gloom and music is the only thing I own.
- As glorious Tramore yet again defied the dismal weather forecasts the fans flocked to the seaside venue.
- One idea is pushing election day back into October, to spare voters going to the polls in dismal weather.
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- Her reassuring smile did little to reassure her dismal friends.
- After the past 10 days in the spotlight, internal morale for the 200 STB staff is dismal.
- If these really are the views of those around him, one fears he must run with a rather dismal crowd.
- The play is a history of his romantic failures, with amorous adventures ranging from the comic to the pitiful but always dismal failures.
- This self-centredness bothered some of his followers, who quit after the party's dismal electoral performance.
- By that measure, too, Australia's recent performance looks dismal.
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Guernica is a Basque town destroyed by German bombers fighting on the Nationalist side in the Spanish Civil War in April 1937.