Sentence for dismal | Use dismal in a sentence

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  • A truly dismal, profitless wrangle! (10)
  • Love combated his dismal foreboding. (10)
  • The marionnettes made a very dismal entertainment. (2)
  • Here seemed to come dismal matter for Flitch to relate. (10)
  • The succeeding days were a period of dismal foreboding. (21)
  • A dismal figure loomed above him at the head of the stairs. (10)
  • Could anything like passion spring up in those dismal alleys? (8)
  • Hard exercise is the best of opiates for dismal reflections. (10)
  • The feeling of it on his face gave him a sort of dismal satisfaction. (8)
  • She trembled, she made her petition dismal by her anguish of speechlessness. (10)
  • We did not know that he had so ghastly resources, possibilities of terror so dismal. (1)
  • If we were all to spend our time in hospitals, it would be rather dismal for the homes. (9)
  • Those were dismal spectres in Bohemia, smelling of murder and the charnel-breath of midnight. (10)
  • Indeed he looked so dismal that the ladies began to think he had a great longing for Besworth. (10)
  • His immediate pressing necessity struck like a pulse through all the chords of dismal conjecture. (10)
  • Henrietta was preparing to leave London for her dismal, narrow, and, after an absence, desired love-nest. (10)
  • There is something very pathetic in the love of the French people, since the war, for dismal patriotic music-making. (2)
  • She appeared undecided, saying that she had a dismal apprehension of her not having dismissed her coachman overnight. (10)
  • The feverish stimulation of cupidity and the fascination of terror held him to his dismal work with an iron authority. (1)
  • They reached the corner house in an angle of a, dismal street, through the open door of which two men had just gone in. (8)
  • They might have been their own dismal ghosts, they were so still, with no more need of defence from the cold than the dead have. (9)
  • With an inward gasp, and a sensation of nakedness altogether new to her, dismal, and alarming, she felt that she could not lie. (10)
  • Where these intersected at the widest part there was a corroded metallic plate that reflected the moonlight with a dismal lustre. (1)
  • Here and far there we meet a young saint vowed to service along by those dismal swamps: and saintly she looks; not of this earth. (10)
  • He walked in trepidation, speechless, and when interrogated on the height his eyes flew across the angry visages with dismal uncertainty. (10)
  • Off the bedevilled wretches pranced, and they kicked, they snorted, whinnied, rolled, galloped, outflying the wind, but not the dismal rider. (10)

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Definition of dismal:

  • dismal, diz’mal, adj. gloomy: dreary: sorrowful: depressing. | adv. dis’mally. | ns. dis’malness, dismal’ity. | dis’mals, mournings. | the dismals, the dumps. (0)

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